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James Montgomery Flagg (1877–1960)

James Montgomery Flagg created the original Uncle Sam "I WANT YOU". Although most researches will refer to JMF as the model of the original Uncle Sam, nothing could be farther from the truth. In 1916, JMF reluctantly accepted a 4th of July project by Leslie Magazine, and eventually found his Uncle Sam one rainy night on a train bound for Parris ... See full bio »

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 1919 Welcome Little Stranger (Short) (story)
 1919 Oh, Judge! How Could You? (Short) (story)
 1919 The Immovable Guest (Short) (story)
 1919 The Con in Economy (Short) (story)
 1919 The Last Bottle (Short) (writer)
 1919 Beresford and the Baboons (Short) (writer)
 1919 Impropaganda (Short) (writer)
 1919 One Every Minute (Short) (writer)
 1918 It's Greek to Us (Short) (writer)
 1918 Independence, B'Gosh (Short) (writer)
 1918 Tell That to the Marines (Short) (writer)
 1918 Romance and Brass Tacks (Short) (writer)
 1918 Hick Manhattan (Short) (writer)
 1918 The Lonesome Girl (Short) (writer)
 1918 The Starter (Short) (writer)
 1918 The Spirit of the Red Cross (Short) (writer)
 1918 The Good Sport (Short) (writer)
 1918 The Art Bug (Short) (writer)
 1918 The Stenog (Short) (writer)
 1918 The Man-Eater (Short) (writer)
 1918 The Spoiled Girl (Short) (writer)
 1918 The Matinee Girl (Short) (writer)
 1918 The Artist's Model (Short) (writer)
 1918 The Superstitious Girl (Short) (writer)
 1918 The Bride (Short) (writer)
 1918 The Screen Fan (Short) (writer)
 1916 His Wife Knew About It (Short) (scenario)
 1915 Is Christmas a Bore? (Short) (story)
 1915 Miss Sticky-Moufie-Kiss (Short) (story)
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Other Works:

Book: Illustrated "How to Be Poor" by Frank Fay.

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1 Print Biography | 7 Articles | See more »

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JMF Facebook Page

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Magazine illustrator whose best-known work is the World War I poster of Uncle Sam with the caption "I Want You!" See more »

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