[Laughing Parrot]

Dublin Core

Title

[Laughing Parrot]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1907-04-30

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Mr. Bunion hears laughing and looks for the source.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

99

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1907-04-30

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: I hear laughter! Somebody is laughing! I like to hear laughter! I wonder who it is that can laugh so good!
[out of panel] Ha! Ha! Hum Ha! Ha! Ha!
/
[out of panel] Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha!
Mr. Bunion: It isn't that fellow! He isn't laughing.
Man #1: Not one cent have I got to buy even a cracker with and I so awful hungry.
/
[out of panel] Ha! Ha! He! He! Ho! Ho! Ha! Ha! Ha! Haw! Haw! Haw! Haw!
Mr. Bunion: I wonder who that is that is laughing so heartily. I'll look again!
/
Man #2: What in the world did I ever do that I should suffer like this? Life is not worthwhile no!
Mr. Bunion: He is not laughing, huh! Um!
[out of panel] Ha! Ha! Ha! Haw!
/
Man #3: A few more coughing fits like this and I'll pass in my checks. Sure! What a miserable existence! Oh!
Mr. Bunion: He isn't laughing! He is coughing! Um! Eh! Too bad! Too bad!
[out of panel] Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha!
/
[out of panel] Ha! Ha!
Mr. Bunion: Someone is having a good laugh, but who is it? Its not her. No! Not her!
[Please Help The Blind] Woman #1: Please, sir, help a poor woman, won't you?
/
Child: Don't cry Mama!
Woman #2: Oh! Oh! What shall I do? Oh! What shall I do? Oh! Oh! Oh!
Mr. Bunion: I wonder who that party is who is laughing so!
[out of panel] Ha! Ha! Haw! Haw!!!!
/
Parrot: Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! Haw!
Mr. Bunion: Hum! It looks like rain again! Oh! That makes me think I've got to go to the morgue and see if I can identify a friend of mine there!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, FEB 16-APR 1907 Reel 105

Tags

hunger
illness
art

Files

99-1907-4-30.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Laughing Parrot],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 24, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/99.