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RIP Ronald Searle a man proved right by the Daily Telegraph

by | 3rd, January 2012

RIP Ronald Searle, creator of the St Trinian’s comics and the brilliant Molesworth.

The Daily Telegraph’s obituary records that Seale complained of being trivialised and typecast in Britain.

Says the Telegraph :

Searle attempted to kill off St Trinian’s in 1953 to concentrate on what he considered to be his more serious work. But, much to his annoyance, a series of film adaptations meant that the spindly stockinged legs and dastardly schemes of his St Trinian’s girls remained his most distinctive trademark in Britain.

In recognition of this full body of work and out of respect for the talent, the paper creates a gallery of images to accompany the obit. It features the 5 pictures:

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