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SCREEN TEST

Screen Test (1944)

Footage of screen test for the young actress Gillian Webb.

COLLINSON AND DEAN

Collinson And Dean (1930)

Collinson and Dean in comedy sketch about a man waiting to visit the dentist.

JAMESON THOMAS

Jameson Thomas (1929)

Actor Jameson Thomas shows us a selection of cacti - "the latest things in home...

UNIDENTIFIED LADY SINGER HELEN MILLAIS?

Unidentified Lady Singer Helen Millais? (1929-1930)

Unidentified soprano (Helen Millais?) in a wonderful...

RICHARD TAUBER

Richard Tauber (1934)

Duplicate of item in PT 219 - see separate record for details.

ORSON WELLES IN BUCHAREST

Orson Welles In Bucharest (1967)

Famous American director and film star Orson Welles visits Bucharest,...

PETER CUSHING

Peter Cushing (1966)

Good item showing Peter Cushing on and around the set of a Frankenstein film.

JACK HYLTON

Jack Hylton (1931)

Jack Hylton and his band play a mournful song in rehearsal.

ROYAL MOVIE FAN

Royal Movie Fan (1929)

Prince George, Duke of Kent, visits a set at Elstree film studio.

JUDY GRINHAM - FILM STAR

Judy Grinham - Film Star (1958)

Olympic swimmer Judy Grinham gets a film test at Elstree Studios.

MORRIS HARVEY ?

Morris Harvey ? (1929)

Comedian Morris Harvey tells story about joining Royal Horse Artillery in First...

BILLY BENNETT

Billy Bennett (1930)

Comedian Billy Bennett does some tricks and tells jokes in the studio.

JAMESON THOMAS

Jameson Thomas (1929-1932)

Jameson Thomas thanks us for our patronage and wishes us compliments of the season.

THE ADAMS SISTERS

The Adams Sisters (1929-1931)

Lovely item showing the gorgeous Adams Sisters singing 'Underneath The Blue'.

JOCK WALKER

Jock Walker (1929)

Scottish comedian Jock Walker tells us some jokes about Englishmen and Scots in pub...

PRIMO CARNERA BOXER

Primo Carnera Boxer (1929-1930)

We are introduced to the very large boxer Primo Carnera in the studio.

LEONARD HENRY

Leonard Henry (1929)

Leonard Henry makes a comical speech and sings 'On Her Doorstep (Birthday?) Last...

FILM FANFARE - NO 4

Film Fanfare - No 4 (1956)

Middle aged woman is shown around a film set and meets some of the stars.

FILM FANFARE - NO 5

Film Fanfare - No 5 (1956)

Young woman is shown around film set.

BILLY MAYERL AND HIS CLAVIERS

Billy Mayerl And His Claviers (1938)

Billy Mayerl and his Claviers in "New Multitone Piano Orchestra"...

CHARLIE KUNZ

Charlie Kunz (1934)

Pianist Charlie Kunz plays medley of tunes - dupe of PSP 834.

GRETA KELLER IN 'ISLE OF CAPRI'

Greta Keller In 'isle Of Capri' (1934)

Greta Keller sings 'Isle of Capri', accompanied by composer...

ROBB WILTON - THE LION HUNTER

Robb Wilton - The Lion Hunter (1934)

Robb Wilton in 'The Lion Hunter' sketch - dupe of PSP 822.

MURGATROYD AND WINTERBOTTOM aka RONALD FRANKAU AND TOMMY HANDLEY - SEASIDE...

Murgatroyd And Winterbottom AKA Ronald Frankau And Tommy Handley - Seaside... (1935)

Murgatroyd...

SUZETTE TARRI

Suzette Tarri (1938)

Suzette Tarri's comic monologue about 44-year-old daughter's wedding - dupe of NSP...

MISS ELLA SHIELDS

Miss Ella Shields (1930)

Male impersonator Ella Shields sings and tap dances to 'Sweet Adeline' - dupe...

ROBB WILTON AS MR MUDDLECOMBE JP

Robb Wilton As Mr Muddlecombe Jp (1940)

Robb Wilton as judge in sketch about cut price court taking...

PABLO

Pablo (1938)

Conjuror Pablo does sleight of hand tricks with cards and cigarettes - dupe of NSP 106.

SERENO AND JUNE

Sereno And June (1934)

Balancing / acrobatic act of Sereno and June in the studio - dupe of PSP 851.

TIP TAPS - TIP TOP! BY PAULINE WARD

Tip Taps - Tip Top! By Pauline Ward (1935)

Pauline Ward does tap dance in the studio - dupe of PT...

THE MODERNIQUES

The Moderniques (1934)

Great version of 'St Louis Blues' from vocal quartet The Moderniques - dupe of PT...

MARK HAMBOURG

Mark Hambourg (1932)

Celebrated pianist Mark Hambourg plays 'Prelude in C Sharp Minor' - dupe of PT 108.

REGINALD KING AND HIS ORCHESTRA IN

Reginald King And His Orchestra In "The Minuet" (1943)

Pianist Reginald King and string quartet...

SUZETTE TARRI

Suzette Tarri (1937)

Suzette Tarri in comic monologue as a spinster called Winnie Waller - dupe of NSP...

JEAN DE CASALIS

Jean De Casalis (1935)

Jean de Casalis as Mrs Feather speaks to her garden supply man - dupe of PT 272.

TEX MCLEOD

Tex Mcleod (1932)

Tex McLeod and assistant Marjorie Miller 'rehearse their old act' - dupe of PT 139.

GUS ELEN IT'S A GREAT BIG SHAME

Gus Elen It's A Great Big Shame (1932)

Gus Elen sings about losing his pal Jim now that Jim is...

SANDY MP

Sandy MP (1931)

Sandy Powell makes political speech, promising free beer if he is elected - dupe of PT 64.

GUS ELEN 'THE POSTMAN'S HOLIDAY'

Gus Elen 'the Postman's Holiday' (1932)

Gus Elen sings a song about a day out with his family...

SAM MAYO - THE FAMOUS WHISPERING WHATNOT

Sam Mayo - The Famous Whispering Whatnot (1931)

Whispering Whatnot Sam Mayo sings songs about cats...

DANCE DOINGS BY GASTON & ANDREE

Dance Doings By Gaston & Andree (1933)

Adagio dancers Gaston and Andree do a great routine in the...

THE ST DAVID'S SINGERS

The St David's Singers (1932)

The St David's Singers (male voice choir) sing 'The Blue Danube' - dupe...

CAL McCORD

Cal Mccord (1934)

Cal McCord does his rope spinning act and tells jokes - dupe of PT 225.

THE THREE NEW YORKERS

The Three New Yorkers (1936)

Clever comedy juggling from The Three New Yorkers in the studio - from PT...

TEDDY BROWN

Teddy Brown (1934)

Teddy Brown plays three tunes on his xylophone in his entertaining style - from PSP...

ROBB WILTON

Robb Wilton (1933)

Robb Wilton in comic monologue - 'I've Been Out Of Work Now For....' - dupe of PT 018.

REBLA - COMEDY JUGGLER

Rebla - Comedy Juggler (1935)

Rebla the Comedy Juggler does tricks in deadpan style - from PSP 885.

THE TWO LESLIES

The Two Leslies (1938)

Duplicate of item in PT 407 - see separate record for details.

ELSTREE STUDIO CASTING

Elstree Studio Casting (1925-1929)

Excellent footage of Alfred Hitchcock and others auditioning young...

ON THE SET OF THE YOUNG ONES

On The Set Of The Young Ones (1963)

Shooting on the set of The Young Ones. Good close-ups of Cliff...