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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.
by Bob Collins
bromide print, 1963
On display at Bodelwyddan Castle, Bodelwyddan, UK in the exhibition 'Shooting Stars'