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Karl Kae Knecht Cartoon

Description: The passing of time depicted as a play. Backstage, Autumn has just exited. Only her tutu and ballet slipper-clad leg are visible. Old Man Winter, wearing a coat, hat, mittens, and ice skates, watches her go. A playbill is posted on the opposite side of the backstage area. Onstage, "Public", holding a "List" and a wrapped present, talks to an elf representing December 21. The elf is dressed like Santa and holds a clock in one hand.
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[in margin: Thursday 12/21 ]. At last--she's through--now me--she didn't steal much of my stuff this year. Winter. Autumn. Why must I hurry? Because I'm the shortest day of 1939. Same old act. I like Santa--always different. List. Bill 1 Summer 2 Fall 3 Shopping 4 Winter 5 Santa 6 New Year (girl act). Fun--behind the scenes.
Origin: 2013
Created By: Karl Kae Knecht
Collection: Karl K. Knecht Collection
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Subjects: Holidays
Evansville (Ind.) -- History -- Caricatures and cartoons
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Caricatures and cartoons
Caricatures and cartoons -- United States

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