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Ronald Searle

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue Jan 03, 2012 1:21 pm

RIP Ronald Searle, creator of St. Trinian's, A talented cartoonist.
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Re: Ronald Searle

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Jan 03, 2012 1:56 pm

Am I going bonkers, or was he married to Jane Asher, the cake maker?
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Re: Ronald Searle

Postby wicked woman » Tue Jan 03, 2012 3:05 pm

Is that two questions?

Run. I'm with penners.

Edit, just checked. Jane Asher is married to Gerald Scarfe, another cartoonist.
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Re: Ronald Searle

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Tue Jan 03, 2012 3:23 pm

RIP Ronnie - you were one of the true greats! :)

Have a look at him on wiki, particularly this section - what a man! :shock:

Gerald Scarfe's quite famous for his political cariacatures - he did the ones on the Yes Minister/Prime Minister titles and he's worked on concept art for Disney too (the Hercules feature animation, particularly Hades & the demons)
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Re: Ronald Searle

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Jan 03, 2012 3:28 pm

Thanks Engelbert!
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Re: Ronald Searle

Postby Will of Lancre » Tue Jan 03, 2012 3:44 pm

A remarkable artist. I still remember him best for the Molesworth books.

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The Molesworth-Peason lines Machine. Runs off a hundred in one minit. (patnt pnding.)
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Re: Ronald Searle

Postby gribeaux » Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:14 pm

Chiz, rotters. I will wear mi trousis at half mast in respect, hem hem. And Molesworth 2 will play Fairy Bells in valediction.
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Re: Ronald Searle

Postby The Mad Collector » Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:59 pm

A sad loss, a really talented artist :(
One of those? Oh I'm sure I have one somewhere..

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Re: Ronald Searle

Postby Doughnut Jimmy » Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:04 pm

RIP
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Re: Ronald Searle

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:18 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:Am I going bonkers, or was he married to Jane Asher, the cake maker?

I don't think so, he was French and 91 years old but you may be going bonkers. :lol:
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Re: Ronald Searle

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:00 pm

RIP. :(
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Re: Ronald Searle

Postby wicked woman » Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:42 pm

RIP Ronald.
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Re: Ronald Searle

Postby sandmansbag » Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:39 pm

Will of Lancre wrote:A remarkable artist. I still remember him best for the Molesworth books.


The words were written by Geoffrey Willians. He didn't write much without Searle, but did do a book on 1960s air travel called Fasten Your Lapstraps. He wrote other books too like Admirals on Horseback, but I can't find out much about them.
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