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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date01 Dec 1934
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptNew Armaments Race? Grave misgivings are felt about the proposed new beacons of
steel. It is feared that a general increase in armaments may follow. The question is to come
before the League of Nations. Monte Carlo is so bracing The Riviera is making strenuous efforts
to attract English visitors. Fares have been reduced, and admission to the Casinos is to be free.
Arrangements are being completed for the production of balloons, comic hats, indecent post-cards
and Monte Carlo rock. A bumper season is expected. Give 'Em Time It seems that after all the Car
Driving tests may not be started on April 1st. The Ministry of Transport's examiners have to
learn to drive first. Hollywood is excited at a court decision which has made doubtful the
validity of many of the divorces of film stars. Unity is Strength Already one star has held a
mass meeting of her husbands in protest. 1st G.P.O. Sorter : "What luck today?" 2nd Do. "Only 2
allowable letters to Dublin in my lot. One from Talbot O'Farrell to his ould Mother Machree and a
Christmas card from Jim Thomas to de Valera." General Post Office - Letter Steaming Departm[ent]
Irish Sweep letters - Impounded by order Col. Blimp's Expansion - Gad, sir, Harry Preston is
right. What the country needs is less economics and more Royal Romances.
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
SubjectsArmaments
Baths
Belisha beacons
British
Defence
Disarmament
Festivals and customs
Gambling
Geographical areas
Hollywood
International relations
Ireland
Irish Sweep
Kings and rulers
League of Nations 1919
Monte Carlo
Organizations
Performance
Postal services
Traffic
Travel
Turkish baths
USA
Weapons
artillery
casinos
censorship
cinemas
conferences
crimes
divorce
driving tests
economics
government planning
health
holidays
lotteries
pedestrian crossings
pedestrians
rearmament
regulations
sexual relationships
stars
tourism
vandalism
SeriesLow's topical budget
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GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
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