Jim Gerald, Melbourne, 2 June 1951, by Gordon F. De Lisle

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Jim Gerald, Melbourne, 2 June 1951, by Gordon F. De Lisle, ACP Magazines Ltd. photographic archive, State Library of New South Wales, [collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/digital/EVPk4b0PMmMkX ON 388/Box 069/Item 088]


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    JC Merriman

    • 05/Nov/2021 05:51:37

    'James "Jim" Gerald (1 January 1891 – 2 March 1971) also known as James Gerald Diabolo was an Australian comedian, circus clown, acrobat, writer, director and troupe leader and filmmaker. He is generally regarded as one of the four leading post-World War I comedians to work the Australasian variety circuits, the others being Nat Phillips, Roy Rene, and George Wallace.' 'Jim Gerald was probably best remembered for his versatility—as a big-eared oaf in baggy pants and shapeless hat, as a seemingly rubber-boned and pathetically droll clown and as Australia's greatest pantomime dame.' More at - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Gerald