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Ernest Thesiger caricatures from his time

Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 1:25 pm
by Ludi
No film roles here, but thought folks might enjoy these anyway:

“Caricaturists innumerable have amused themselves at my expense, but my face is so queer that the best portrait is caricature enough.” - Ernest Thesiger, Practically True, 1927


“The Little Damozel” 1909 (drawing by Ernest of himself)

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“The Naked Truth” 1910

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“A Little Bit of Fluff” 1915-1918

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“A Week-End” 1918

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“Judith” 1919

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“Mary Rose” 1920

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“Saint Joan” 1924

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“The Scarlet Lady” 1926

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“Cochran’s Revue of 1926”
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“Othello” 1927

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“The Girl From Cook’s” 1927

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“A Trip to Scarborough” 1931

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“The Golden Toy” 1934

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“Saint Joan” revival 1938

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“Under the Sycamore Tree” 1952

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“Hamlet” 1955

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List of all his stage performances that I've identified so far: http://ernestthesiger.org/Ernest_Thesiger/Stage.html" target="_blank

Re: Ernest Thesiger caricatures from his time

Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 3:32 pm
by Rollo Treadway
Smashing stuff! Especially enjoyed the self-portrait and the Searle cartoon, but all of these are nice.

Here's a caricature of Frankenstein and Pretorius from Punch, 1935, by James Henry Dowd. (Apologies for the watermark)

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Re: Ernest Thesiger caricatures from his time

Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 4:35 pm
by Ludi
Thanks for posting that one, I wanted to but try to avoid the darn watermarks!

Re: Ernest Thesiger caricatures from his time

Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2016 6:25 pm
by Ludi
"Still Dancing" 1925-26

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"Cochran's Revue of 1926"

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Re: Ernest Thesiger caricatures from his time

Posted: Sat Dec 24, 2016 1:46 am
by Rollo Treadway
Nice!

Re: Ernest Thesiger caricatures from his time

Posted: Sun Jan 15, 2017 2:22 pm
by Ludi

Re: Ernest Thesiger caricatures from his time

Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:09 pm
by Ludi

Re: Ernest Thesiger caricatures from his time

Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 7:14 pm
by Ludi
"Macbeth" 1942

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Re: Ernest Thesiger caricatures from his time

Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:40 pm
by Ludi
From The Bystander, December 27, 1933:

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Re: Ernest Thesiger caricatures from his time

Posted: Sun May 21, 2017 6:21 pm
by Ludi
"On With The Dance" 1925

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"The Girl From Cook's" 1927

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Re: Ernest Thesiger caricatures from his time

Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 3:58 pm
by Ludi
"Twelfth Night" 1944

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