Jack Curtiss's pirate memorabilia

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LEFT: The Radio England / Britain Radio promotional postcard.

RIGHT: One of the disc-jockeys on Britain Radio, Alan Black, was a talented cartoonist. This is his drawing of Jack in his role of chief executioner, the station hirer and firer.

LEFT: The back of the Radio England postcard, with a message from the Managing Director William E. Vick.

RIGHT: Jack speaking at a press conference in Amsterdam. He is announcing the imminent closure of Radio England and its replacement by a new Dutch language station, Radio Dolfijn (Dolphin). William E. Vick is second from the right and Basil Van Rensburg, the marketing director, is on the far right.

LEFT: Jack offers some advice to potential disc-jockeys in Radio News. The article was based on a staff memo he had written about programming.

RIGHT: A Dutch press release regarding Radio Dolfijn and a Dutch newspaper cutting. Click here for a translation of the newspaper article.

Jack mentioned Alan Black's cartooning skills to the editor of Radio News who commissioned some drawings for his short-lived paper. The Black Spot cartoons became a regular feature. The strip below was published in the edition of 7th February 1967:

You can see more of Alan's work here.

With many thanks to Jack Curtiss.

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