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Old Bill

... wasn't the man as invented the tanks, It wasn't the grip that we 'ad on the sea Itwas Captain Bairnsfather and Old Bill that's me. When old Kaiser Willie first ran to the Dutch Because he did not like Berlin very much, He put in his overtime ridin' on ...

Published: Wednesday 12 March 1919
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 339 | Page: 24 | Tags: Poem 

The Story of Old Bill, 1914-1918

... it of course never entered my head that Old Bill would one day be found a good pro position for the stage. I never even suggested that such an experiment should be tried. Again, like the creation of Old Bill on paper, it just happened, and this is how ...

Published: Wednesday 11 October 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1223 | Page: 14 | Tags: Illustrations 

The Real Old Bill

... Vhe %eal Old gill I EVER since Captain Bairnsfather's Old Bill became a world-wide celebrity of such importance as to convey the impression that this is really his war, THE BYSTANDER has been inun dated with fantastic claims from fine old British soldiers ...

Published: Wednesday 13 November 1918
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 658 | Page: 20 | Tags: Illustrations 

Old Bill, M.P

... evening dress with a very red handkerchief tucked in the opening of his waistcoat, who obliged with a fine old sentimental song in honour of Old Bill's selection as candidate for Parliament. Mr. J P. Kennedy had a difficult part as the miners' delegate with ...

Published: Wednesday 17 May 1922
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1329 | Page: 54, 55, 56 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

Old Bill in Messpot

... Old Bill in Messpot. Old Bill has appeared in many places outside the pages of The Bystander. Here he is in Mesopotamia, impersonated by a leading member of The Nobodies Concert Party, to the infinite cheering (and cheering-up) of the forces in ...

Published: Wednesday 27 March 1918
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 53 | Page: 20 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

Old Bill, M.P

... Old Bill, M.P. FDMIJND GWENN IN CAPTAIN BAIRNSFATHER'S NEW PLAY Hatta Studios PhotopraAh Produced this week at the Golders Green Empire, Captain Bruce Bairnsfather should have as great a success with this play as with its predecessor The Better 'Ole ...

Published: Wednesday 19 April 1922
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 83 | Page: 47 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

Old Bill at Madame Cheerio's

... Old Bill at Madame Cheerio's You are shortly going on a journey across a field; nn ugly man with a square head will cross your path; you will then hear a loud noise, after which you will rise very high in your profession. (Old Bill, incited by Bert ...

Arthur Bourchier as Old Bill

... Arthur Bourchier as Old Bill THE BETTER OLE Next Saturday (August 4) the Oxford Music Hall ceases to be a music hall and becomes a theatre. This transformation will be effected by Mr. C. B. Cochran with The Better 'Ole. a play described as A Fragment ...

Published: Wednesday 01 August 1917
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 181 | Page: 25 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

Old Bill Again

... Old Bill Again: By Capt. Bruce Bairnsfather Pop in and recruit him yerself By Capt. Bruce Bairnsfather ...

Old Bill and Co

... Old Bill and Co. By Bruce Bairnsfather No, you were wrong, Bill That wasn't another warnin' you 'card Bruce Bairnsfather ...

Old Bill and Co

... Old Bill and Co. By Bruce Bairnsfather So yer still don't quite believe in staircases, eh ...

Old Bill on the Home Front:

... Old Bill on the Home Front: By Capt. Bruce Bairnsfatlier Hey! whose chink's that over there! C Bruce Bairnsfatlier ...

Published: Wednesday 11 October 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 19 | Page: 15 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs