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Mel Calman

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Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Mel Calman

Person  Male  Born 19/5/1931  Died 10/2/1994

Categories: Art

Cartoonist. Born Melville Calman at 64 Linthorpe Road, Stamford Hill. After trying unsuccessfully to work for Punch Magazine, he supplied pocket cartoons for the Daily Express, but left because he saw no real prospects with a newspaper that already employed cartoonists Osbert Lancaster and Giles. He eventually found his niche with The Times, drawing cartoons featuring an angst-ridden, large-nosed, 'little man'. Died of a heart attack in the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square.

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Mel Calman

{Above Calman's 'Little Man' cartoon character:} Mel Calman 1931 - 1994 carto...

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