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Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989:The Exorcist. Evening Post. 1974.

Reference Number: B-134-621

This cartoon borrows from the movie The Exorcist. It shows a girl labelled Consumer Price Index in bed saying she is all right but she thinks her mother Electricity Department is possessed now. Deputy Prime Minister Hugh Watt is dressed as a minister of religion and is standing over the girl in bed holding a cross labelled Election Promise and declaring that she will not be raised. The mother, Electricity Department, is screaming about a multi-million dollar deficit

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary), related to Hon Hugh Watt, The Evening Post (Newspaper. 1865-2002), Nevile Sidney Lodge, New Zealand. Electricity Department, Consumer price index, Political campaigns, New Zealand - Politics and government, Electric utilities - Rates, Cabinet ministers, Elections and Exorcism.

Part of:
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Cartoons for the Evening Post, 1974], Reference Number B-134-569/622 (3 digitised items)
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988], Reference Number B-133/138 (242 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink, letratone and crayon, 286 x 398 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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