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Ernie Wise (1925-1999), Comedian

Ernie Wise (Ernest Wiseman)

Sitter in 7 portraits
In 1940 Eric Bartholomew and Ernie Wise formed a friendship and began touring together. They made their debut as a double-act in 1941 as Bartholomew and Wise, soon after they changed their name to Morecambe and Wise after Eric's birth town. In 1961 the pair were given their own show, The Morecambe and Wise Show, which ran for seven years.

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P150(42)

Eric Morecambe; Ernie Wise

by Arnold Newman
bromide print, 1978
NPG P150(42)

x184328

Eric Morecambe; Alma Cogan; Ernie Wise

by Planet News
bromide press print, April 1954
NPG x184328

x136336

Eric Morecambe; Ernie Wise

by Bob Collins
bromide print, 1963
NPG x136336

x136338

Eric Morecambe; Ernie Wise

by Bob Collins
bromide print, 1963
NPG x136338

x136452

Eric Morecambe; Ernie Wise

by Bob Collins
bromide print, 1963
NPG x136452

x136453

Eric Morecambe; Ernie Wise

by Bob Collins
bromide print, 1963
NPG x136453