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Ref NoLSE8857
Alt Ref NoLSE8857
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionWho told Loretta?
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date30 Jan 1948
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptWoe desolation ruin calamity yowl mission The people are miserable because They
are only producing so much more than they were before the war distinguished geniuses have
to wear beards because of the shortage of razor- blades. Kids now getting their fair ration
of chocolate for the first time in their lives, don't know whether to suck it or rub it in
their hair. The whole population faints daily at 11 a.m. just in time for a cuppa Big
executives have to wear tissue paper suits and cardboard boots. (Those American cardboard
cows have been supplying poor hides lately) Some people can't eat more than one mouthful of
food at a time. Daily Stinking Fish
Person DepictedShaw; George Bernard (1856-1950)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Young; Loretta
Calamity Yowl
NotesImage 1: See LSE8857 for published cartoon Image 2: See DL2832 for original artwork and
cataloguing
SubjectsBehaviour
film industry
rationing
shortages
beards
chocolate
Social attitudes
post-war restoration
government planning
confectionery
tea
pessimism
economics
Food
Clothing and dress
musical comedy
post-war expectations
Personal appearance
morale
film stars
films
singers
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Fax: 02075660388
Relates to cartoonDL2832

Show related Persons records.

Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/257Shaw; George Bernard (1856-1950)1856-1950   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/3596Young; Loretta   
GB/BCA/2317Calamity Yowl   
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