movies matter | criticism by maryann johanson
Thu Jan 16 2014, 11:12am | 6 comments
…to eat jelly babies.
I love the Doctor, but those things are disgusting. He can keep them.
(If you stumble across a cool Doctor Who thing, feel free to email me with a link.)
When I saw the title, my first thought was “I want YOU to destroy the Daleks”:
Wow! The Doctor is becoming really Americanized.
Er, so was Lord Kitchener.
Three years earlier than Uncle Sam…
If the Doctor was becoming Americanised, that poster would have read “jelly beans”.
the Kitchener Poster
The more famous James Montgomery Flagg imitation of that same poster:
Granted, the Lord Kitchener version came first, but the Flagg version is the one most often referenced in Anglo-American pop culture — and it is obviously the version that most influenced the visual style of the Doctor Who poster above.
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