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Little orphan Annie in the great depression

Harold Gray

Little orphan Annie in the great depression

by Harold Gray

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Published by Dover, Constable in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Collection of 231 consecutive comic strips which first appeared in the Chicago Tribune, January to September, 1931.

Other titlesChicago Tribune.
StatementHarold Gray.
The Physical Object
Pagination58p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21478349M
ISBN 100486237370
OCLC/WorldCa6015930

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Little Orphan Annie in the Great Depression by Harold Gray, , Dover Publications edition, in EnglishPages: Arf! The Life and Hard Times of Little Orphan Annie, New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, Marschall, Richard. America's Great Comic Strip Artists. New York: Abbeville Press, Smith, Bruce. The History of Little Orphan Annie. New York: Ballantine Books,

The Weekend Theater kicks off its 25th anniversary season with the classic musical Annie, running June July Little Rock Meetings Media Sign up for our newsletter.   Annie’s creator, Harold Gray, was once described by comics historian Coulton Waugh as “Republican and conservative to his toenails.” During the Great Depression, the cartoonist was a fierce Author: Michael Taube.

One is the story itself, about how Little Orphan Annie is rescued from a cruel orphanage by a billionaire who wants a Rent-An-Orphan for Christmas. This is said to be a universal story. Critics have written that you just can't help cheering for Annie as she faces the cold world with pluck and courage. Template:Infobox Comic strip Little Orphan Annie is a daily American comic strip created by Harold Gray and syndicated by the Tribune Media Services. The strip took its name from the poem "Little Orphant Annie" by James Whitcomb Riley, and made its debut on August 5, , in the New York Daily News. The plot follows the wide-ranging adventures of Annie, her dog Sandy and her benefactor.


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As the title reflects, this lesson deals primarily with Little Orphan Annie and the strip’s relationship to the Great Depression. It is important to note that Daddy Warbucks himself fell upon hard times. Gray was criticized during the Roosevelt years for his arch- conservativism and strong faith in capitalism, as evidenced by Warbucks.

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Book by Thomas Meehan Music by Charles Strouse Lyrics by Martin Charnin Original Broadway Production Directed by Martin Charnin Based on "Little Orphan Annie"® by permission of Tribune Content.