Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Sunday, May 28, 2023
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Friday, May 12, 2023
A nice spread in the 22 November, 1964 issue to promote the release of 'From Frozen North to Filthy Lucre'.
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Labels: 1964, America, From Frozen North to Filthy Lucre, Sunday Times
Sunday, April 02, 2023
Round The Bend in Eighty Days with S J Perelman
I received a great contribution from fellow Searle fan James Burgess who realized that the 1972 Perelman/Searle collaboration was not for Travel & Leisure magazine as I assumed in this post but for The New Yorker. The depiction of the famous humorist traveling with his buxom companion were not part of the 'Nostasia in Asia' series but for a piece called 'Round The Bend in Eighty Days'. The illustrations however remain unpublished as far as we can tell since the series featured the work of another illustrator.
Jules Verne laughs at Perelman & friend's attempts to emulate Phileas Fogg.
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Monday, March 13, 2023
Titles By Ronald Searle
I've been meaning to make this for a while: here's a supercut of all the film title sequences designed by Ronald Searle!
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Labels: Film posters, title sequence
Friday, March 10, 2023
Animated Molesworth update!
More on adapting Searle's style into animation: London-based animation director and fellow Searle fanatic, Uli Meyer, has news on his 'Molesworth' feature - read it here.
Uli did the illustrations for the new 'Molesworth' book (above) proving if anyone can match Searle's style he can! (from Korero Press and now available in the US).
Check out Uli's proof-of-concept animated piece below.
MOLESWORTH_TEASER_TRAILER from Uli Meyer on Vimeo.
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Labels: Animated Molesworth, Molesworth
Monday, February 27, 2023
Advertising pt. 3
Here's a rarity: a 2000 British Telecom commercial animated by Hibbert Ralph Animation in the style of Ronald Searle.
Cadbury's Creme Egg campaign, 1992.
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