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CLAPHAM & DWYER

Clapham & Dwyer (1931)

Clapham and Dwyer perform their golf comedy routine - dupe of PT 72.

"Charlie Speaks" AKA Charles Chaplin At Variety Club (1952)

Chaplin speaks to a Variety Club...

MOVIES FOR HOSPITAL PATIENTS

Movies For Hospital Patients (1948)

Variety Club of Toronto puts on film shows for patients in...

LOU ABELARDO

Lou Abelardo (1929-1931)

Banjo player Lou Abelardo sings the plaintive song 'S'posing' in the studio.

UNIDENTIFIED LADY SINGER HELEN MILLAIS?

Unidentified Lady Singer Helen Millais? (1929-1930)

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

THE FOUR ACES

The Four Aces (1938)

Comedy quartet The Four Aces doing a routine set in Chicago called 'Calling All...

LAVANDA aka LEVANDA

Lavanda AKA Levanda (1934)

Lavanda / Levanda juggles ball and huge playing card with her feet - from PSP...

SANDY POWELL - THE CARELESS CARETAKER

Sandy Powell - The Careless Caretaker (1930)

Sandy explains to friend what has happened in his house...

FOOTLIGHT FAVOURITES

Footlight Favourites (1920)

Fabulous costumes and comical high jinks on display at the Variety Ball.

Selected Originals - IVANHOE PREMIERE

Selected Originals - Ivanhoe Premiere (1952)

Material relating to the newsreel story "Ivanhoe...

BANNISTER OPENS NEW TRACK

Bannister Opens New Track (1954)

Banister opens Hurlingham Park's new sports centre to which Variety...

BOYS' CLUB FOR POPLAR

Boys' Club For Poplar (1965)

Billy Butlin lays foundation stone for new Boys' Club in Poplar. London.

 VARIETY CLUB CHILDREN'S LUNCH

Variety Club Children's Lunch (1958)

June Cunningham, Julie Wilson and Norman Wilson attend lunch...

DAVID JONES GETS CBE

David Jones Gets Cbe (1967)

Chief Barker of the Variety Club David Jones after receiving CBE at...

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.

WISH WYNNE

Wish Wynne (1929-1931)

Wish Wynne comedy turn - a woman talks all the way through a silent film at the cinema.

THE PEARL DANCERS

The Pearl Dancers (1929)

Two men do some amazing Cossack / acrobatic dancing in the studio.

JOCK WALKER

Jock Walker (1929)

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

BILLY LEONARD

Billy Leonard (1929)

Entertaining turn from comedian / singer / dancer Billy Leonard in toff character.

LEONARD HENRY

Leonard Henry (1929)

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

PATHETONE PARADE OF 1935 - INTRO ONLY

Pathetone Parade Of 1935 - Intro Only (1935)

Colour titles and black and white introduction to...

PATHETONE PARADE OF 1936 - INTRO ONLY

Pathetone Parade Of 1936 - Intro Only (1936)

Title sequence and introduction to compilation of turns...

PICETTE - NO KIDDING

Picette - No Kidding (1948)

Compilation cinemagazine probably made for young audience.

PICETTE - CIRCUS CAPERS

Picette - Circus Capers (1948)

Compilation cinemagazine probably made for young audience.

PICETTE - HERE AND THERE

Picette - Here And There (1948)

Compilation cinemagazine probably made for young audience.

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...

BETTY BUCKNELL

Betty Bucknell (1933)

Dainty Betty Bucknell does dance on points - dupe of PSP 802.

HIGH SPEED STEPPERS THE TURNER TWINS

High Speed Steppers The Turner Twins (1934)

The Turner Twins do fast tap dance to '42nd Street' -...

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.

THE SUPER JUGGLER

The Super Juggler (1935)

Joe Adani as Human Billiards Table and juggler extraordinaire - dupe of PSP...

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...

COLLINSON & DEAN

Collinson & Dean (1937)

Comedy act Collinson and Dean argue about marriage, names and families - dupe of...

AL & BOB HARVEY

Al & Bob Harvey (1938)

Singing duo Al and Bob Harvey perform 'We Like Eliza' in the studio - dupe of NSP...

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.

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...

MAX WALL

Max Wall (1941)

Comedian Max Wall does impressions, tells jokes and sings - dupe of NSP 261.

THE ST DAVID'S SINGERS

The St David's Singers (1932)

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