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EDWARD O'HENRY

Edward O'henry (1930)

Organist Edward O'Henry plays for us - visuals only, no soundtrack.

THE BOYS ORCHESTRA

The Boys Orchestra (1930)

A German boys' orchestra gives an open air performance.

THE IMPERIAL HAWAIIANS

The Imperial Hawaiians (1930)

The Imperial Hawaiians play and sing a traditional Hawaiian song,...

POOR FISH

Poor Fish (1930)

Cute film showing an all girl band fishing for their supper.

THE NEW YEAR BEGINS

The New Year Begins (1930)

New Year celebrations in Mysore, Southern India.

ON WITH THE DANCE!

On With The Dance! (1930)

Women (including Hermione Darnborough) wear floaty chiffon gowns and dance in...

THE NEW MIDWAY RHYTHM DANCE

The New Midway Rhythm Dance (1930)

Santos Casani and Jose Lennard demonstrate the new Midway Rhythm...

INDIAN PEEPS

Indian Peeps (1930)

Indian performers and entertainers including snake charmers, dancers, musicians and a...

HERE AND THERE

Here And There (1930)

Men at work - timber industry in China and salvaging resin in Virginia, U.S.A.

"The Imperial Blues" Danced By "Olivette" The Well-Known Exhibition Dancer And... (1930)

Great...

BOYS OF THE OLD BRIGADE

Boys Of The Old Brigade (1930)

Chelsea Pensioners are seen at the Royal Hospital.

SAWING SOUND

Sawing Sound (1930)

Funny item where Gene Morelle plays us tunes on the saw and the balloon!

HARLEM  aka HARLEM, NEW YORK

Harlem AKA Harlem, New York (1930-1939)

Great views of Harlem - plus Duke Ellington and his band at the...

THE RITZ aka OPENING OF RITZ, EDGWARE

The Ritz AKA Opening Of Ritz, Edgware (1930-1939)

Scenes outside the opening of the new Ritz cinema in...

CINEMA ORGANIST

Cinema Organist (1930-1939)

Cinema organ is put through its paces - rising from the pit then returning.

HARLEM  aka HARLEM, NEW YORK  - Correct Speed version

Harlem AKA Harlem, New York - Correct Speed Version (1930-1939)

Great views of Harlem - plus Duke...

MUSICIAN aka HAZELL AND DAY

Musician AKA Hazell And Day (1930-1939)

A musician plays a one-string fiddle while accompanying a female...

SWISS HARVEST FESTIVAL

Swiss Harvest Festival (1930-1939)

Harvest parade - people are wearing traditional local costumes and...

MAHARANEE OF BARODA

Maharanee Of Baroda (1930-1935)

A rather dangerous game with bulls and Indian musicians, dancers and...

MOTLEY AND MELODY NO 3

Motley And Melody No 3 (1930)

Max and Harry Nesbitt and the Maestro Singers entertain us with some...

BOURNEMOUTH - ALL SEASONS!

Bournemouth - All Seasons! (1930-1940)

Promotional film featuring the attractions of Bournemouth - lovely...

ALMOST ARCADY

Almost Arcady (1930-1939)

Educational film about Cyprus - landscape, people, work, traditions etc.

BOURNEMOUTH - ALL SEASONS!

Bournemouth - All Seasons! (1930-1939)

Promotional film featuring the attractions of Bournemouth - lovely...

BERLIN

Berlin (1930-1939)

Various views of the city's landmarks and inhabitants at work and play.

BERLIN

Berlin (1930-1939)

Various views of the city's landmarks and inhabitants at work and play.

BRETONS GO GAY

Bretons Go Gay (1930-1939)

A Beauty Queen is crowded with traditional ceremony in Brittany.

MELODIES OF THE MOTHERLAND

Melodies Of The Motherland (1930-1936)

Jack Conway plays patriotic songs on the organ while we see lovely...

THE RHYTHM GIRLS

The Rhythm Girls (1931)

The Rhythm Girls of a German 'athletic cult' show us their exercises in time to...

NOBLE SISSLE AND BAND

Noble Sissle And Band (1931)

Nice film of Noble Sissle and band performing two songs.

MUSIC WITHOUT TEARS

Music Without Tears (1931)

The composer and musician Herman Darewski teaches children to play the piano.

FAIRCHILD AND LINDHOLM

Fairchild And Lindholm (1931)

Good footage of the musicians Fairchild and Lindholm playing the piano.

GERALDO'S GAUCHOS ORCHESTRA

Geraldo's Gauchos Orchestra (1931)

Good footage of Geraldo's Gaucho band playing.

THE MAGIC BOX aka JACK HYLTON & HMV

The Magic Box AKA Jack Hylton & Hmv (1931)

Jack Hylton and his band perform 'Choo-Choo' as we see...

MARIUS B. WINTER

Marius B. Winter (1931)

Marius B Winter and his band perform the novelty number 'The Farmyard Symphony'.

STANELLI AND EDGAR aka STANWELL AND LEDGAR

Stanelli And Edgar AKA Stanwell And Ledgar (1931)

The variety stars Stanelli and Edgar provide...

AT THE TEMPLE GATES

At The Temple Gates (1931)

The composer Gatty Sellars plays 'At the Temple Gates' at Central Hall,...

GERALDO'S GAUCHOS TANGO ORCHESTRA

Geraldo's Gauchos Tango Orchestra (1931)

The famous band leader Geraldo and his band perform.

GIRLS - FAST AND SLOW

Girls - Fast And Slow (1931)

Girls running round a racetrack at normal speed and slow-motion - some...

LEONARD GOWINGS

Leonard Gowings (1931)

Tenor Leonard Gowings sings about his sweetheart 'Down Vauxhall Way'.

THAT CERTAIN TRIO

That Certain Trio (1931)

Patrick Waddington, William Walker and Peggy Cochrane entertain with piano and...

JOAN REVEL AND MARIO DE PIETRO

Joan Revel And Mario De Pietro (1931)

Soprano Joan Revel sings 'La Paloma'; Mario de Pietro...

NORMAN ALLIN

Norman Allin (1931)

England's premier bass singer, Norman Allin, sings Moussorgsky's 'Song of the Flea'.

ANOTHER INFANT PRODIGY

Another Infant Prodigy (1931)

Five-year-old Frances Laska plays 'The Swallow' on the piano.

MAURICE WINNICK

Maurice Winnick (1931)

Maurice Winnick and his band play a fun number called 'Sing Something Simple'.

JACK HYLTON

Jack Hylton (1931)

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

ENTHUSIASTS

Enthusiasts (1931)

Members of the Westminster City School Orchestra play the beginning of 'Pomp and...

JEAN MELVILLE AND BILLIE THORBURN

Jean Melville And Billie Thorburn (1931)

The Radio stars Jean Melville and Billie Thorburn play a...

SIR DAN GODFREY

Sir Dan Godfrey (1931)

The composer Sir Dan Godfrey conducts the Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra.

TINO FOLGAR

Tino Folgar (1931)

The tenor Tino Folgar sings 'Senorita'.

NIMBLE FINGERS

Nimble Fingers (1931)

14-year-old Wilfred Worden plays a Chopin Waltz.