Amalgamated Press, 1957 Series
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Price
7/6 0-7-6 GBP
Pages
138
Indicia Frequency
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On-sale Date
1957
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Amalgamated Press, Ltd.
Brand
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Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Arthur Askey / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Roll up! Roll up! See our super all-star show!
Genre
humour
Characters
Arthur Askey; clown; lady circus horse rider

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Sound Effects natural and otherwise / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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Two page article about different sounds, each example is in a rectangular or circular panel with an illustration and caption. Red background.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

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illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
animal

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Glossy illustration of a chauffeur leading a French poodle up a red carpet into the TV studio which is holding Pets Corner auditions. All the other dogs are forming a guard of honour either side of the red carpet.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Here is Professor Jimmy Edwards the Pride of St. Capers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Sir! I've come out in spots!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Jimmy Edwards; Matron; Jerks (gym teacher); Fanshawe; French teacher; ice cream seller (male)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Shirley Eaton / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bother this wind! I shall have to buy a hat, Ron!
Genre
humour
Characters
Shirley Eaton; Ron; Teddy boy; female shop assistant; male barber shop owner

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Mick and Montmorency / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where are da-rest-a of da things?
Genre
humour
Characters
Mick; Montmorency; Mr. Poloni; hay truck driver; chef

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Dangerous Cargo / text story / 4 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Drifting down the river in a barge, with a cargo of high expolosives onboard!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Frank Howard; Ginger Brown; Headmaster

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Shrimp - the Little Imp / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yawn! This T.V. show is so dull, it is sending me to sleep!
Genre
humour
Characters
Shrimp; TV producer

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Tilly the Terror / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cor! Nothing exciting ever happens in this dreary old zoo!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Tilly; Zoo head keeper; zoo keeper

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Ferdy - the sly old fox / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ferdy! Keep your hungry eyes off my four piglets!
Genre
humour; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ferdy; Mrs. Porker (pig); four piglets

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Your Favourite Stars Talk to You / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
biography
Characters
Eddie Calvert (trumpeter); Jean Carson (actress); Jimmy Young(singer); Charlie Chester(comedian); Eric Winstone (orchestra leader); Johnny Dankworth (bandleader/musician)

Indexer Notes

Framed Illustration of each celebrity with a mini biography/interview beside each.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

The Harty Family / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I say, mum! Can we keep a pet?
Genre
humour; domestic
Characters
Joe Harty (dad); Mrs. Harry; Spike Harty (son); daughter

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Mississippi Max and his axe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Goodness gracious! What am de matter?
Genre
humour
Characters
Max; boy; girl

The Girl from Sunset Valley (Table of Contents: 14)

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Rescued - by a man with a strange secret!
Genre
drama; western-frontier
Characters
Cal Henty; Janet Bellew

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

The Animal "Firemen": A Picture to Colour / activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help! My haystack is burning!
Genre
humour; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Cartoon illustration of various animals putting out a haystack fire. To be coloured in by the reader.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Ronnie Roy - the India rubber boy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
We could have a fine game at football if we had some goal posts!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Ronnie Roy; Tommy; boy who steals their football

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Who's Who in Our Zoo Introduced by Keeper Nyon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hullo, folks! Meet Zeke, the Zebra!
Genre
humour; animal
Characters
Keeper Nyon

Indexer Notes

No speech balloons for the dialogue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Inventor's Circle / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope my studio is ready for my inventions programme!
Genre
humour
Characters
Knutson-Tite; wallpaper hanger; boy and girl with tandem bicycle; inventor
Synopsis
Each week Inventors bring their working models to be tested by Knutson-Tite to disastrous effect.

Indexer Notes

Full title: Inventor's Circle bring your working models to be tested by the President, Knutson-Tite

The Man Who Cleaned up Dodge City! (Table of Contents: 19)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, playmates! This is your old friend Arthur Askey speaking.
Genre
humour; western-frontier
Characters
Shorty; Judge Stephens; Bill Bill Bashem; two other Bashem brothers (villains)

Indexer Notes

"A rib-tickling Western Story by Arthur Askey" but doubtful it was actually written by the comedian.

Includes three cartoon illustrations.

The Case if the Galloping Redskin! (Table of Contents: 20)

Our Tec Teaser / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Wilson Drake
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
While travelling across Uxmoor in the West of England,
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Detective Inspector Dale; Tom (uniformed policeman); gipsy woman; Jewel Travers (daughter of Cyrus Travers); Cyrus Travers (wild West show owner)

Indexer Notes

A "spot the clue" story with the answer on page 127.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

"Hullo, puzzlers" tackle these teasers! / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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Word puzzle with illustrations.

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"All there!" Solve the funny puzzle story / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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A story told with picture clues to the words.

Laughter in Store! (Table of Contents: 23)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch out for Aubrey, when we get to Auntie Gwen's house,
Genre
humour; domestic
Characters
Jane Bright; Jerry Jones; Uncle Bones (Jerry's pet parrot); Mrs. Bright; Aubrey; Mrs. Gwen Turner; Mrs. Green

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Roll up! Roll up! See our super all-star show!"]
    Arthur Askey
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Sound Effects natural and otherwise
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. ["Look, Sir! I've come out in spots!"]
    Here is Professor Jimmy Edwards the Pride of St. Capers
  6. 5. ["Bother this wind! I shall have to buy a hat, Ron!"]
    Shirley Eaton
  7. 6. ["Where are da-rest-a of da things?"]
    Mick and Montmorency
  8. 7. ["Drifting down the river in a barge, with a cargo of high expolosives onboard!"]
    Dangerous Cargo
  9. 8. ["Yawn! This T.V. show is so dull, it is sending me to sleep!"]
    Shrimp - the Little Imp
  10. 9. ["Cor! Nothing exciting ever happens in this dreary old zoo!"]
    Tilly the Terror
  11. 10. ["Ferdy! Keep your hungry eyes off my four piglets!"]
    Ferdy - the sly old fox
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Your Favourite Stars Talk to You
  13. 12. ["I say, mum! Can we keep a pet?"]
    The Harty Family
  14. 13. ["Goodness gracious! What am de matter?"]
    Mississippi Max and his axe
  15. 14. The Girl from Sunset Valley
  16. 15. ["Help! My haystack is burning!"]
    The Animal "Firemen": A Picture to Colour
  17. 16. ["We could have a fine game at football if we had some goal posts!"]
    Ronnie Roy - the India rubber boy
  18. 17. ["Hullo, folks! Meet Zeke, the Zebra!"]
    Who's Who in Our Zoo Introduced by Keeper Nyon
  19. 18. ["I hope my studio is ready for my inventions programme!"]
    Inventor's Circle
  20. 19. The Man Who Cleaned up Dodge City!
  21. 20. The Case if the Galloping Redskin!
    Our Tec Teaser
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    "Hullo, puzzlers" tackle these teasers!
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    "All there!" Solve the funny puzzle story
  24. 23. Laughter in Store!
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