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THE BOYS ORCHESTRA

The Boys Orchestra (1930)

A German boys' orchestra gives an open air performance.

ORGAN GRINDER

Organ Grinder (1937)

A man winding organ on the street.

JAPANESE ELECTIONS

Japanese Elections (1947)

People listening to political speakers and voting in elections in Japan.

VIVE LA FRANCE!

Vive La France! (1916)

Parade of France's Guarde Republican to Windsor Castle.

MUSICIANS IN THE MAKING issue title - BOB'S YOUR UNCLE

Musicians In The Making Issue Title - Bob's Your Uncle (1942)

The nephew of band leader Bob Jaffy...

THE MOUTH-ORGAN MAESTROS on sleeve as THE MOUTH ORGAN MAESTROES

The Mouth-Organ Maestros On Sleeve As The Mouth Organ Maestroes (1930)

Young people try out for...

DANCERS 2

Dancers 2 (1923)

Unidentified couple perform an exhibition dance - may be Will Trussell at the piano.

THE MOUTH ORGAN VIRTUOSO

The Mouth Organ Virtuoso (1932)

Mouth-organist extraordinaire Strobl plays for us.

STREET ORGANIST

Street Organist (1939)

Street organist Charlie Wood playing home-made organ.

TANIA

Tania (1942)

Tania plays a selection of songs on the piano.

EMILIO

Emilio (1947)

Accordionist Emilio performs on set that looks like city street at night.

MUSICAL MAIDS AND MASTERS

Musical Maids And Masters (1930)

Swiss children play accordions and sing beside a lake.

NORMAN HENDERSON

Norman Henderson (1932)

The composer Norman Henderson play the piano single handed.

THE BIG GLASS BAND!

The Big Glass Band! (1937)

Men of a Continental works band play glass trumpets in a mountainside field.

"Drummed Out!" (1935)

A huge band of drumming boys bangs out a tune in Melbourne, Australia.

JACK SIMPSON

Jack Simpson (1935)

Xylophonist Jack Simpson entertains us with a rhythmic tune on the vibes.

TEDDY BROWN

Teddy Brown (1936)

Teddy Brown plays "Buffoon" on his xylophone with piano accompaniment.

SANDY MACPHERSON

Sandy Macpherson (1939)

Footage of Sandy Macpherson playing the organ.

MARIO DE PIETRO

Mario De Pietro (1934)

Banjo player Mario De Pietro plays a jaunty tune in the Pathe Studio.

ALBERT SANDLER - THE CELEBRATED VIOLINIST

Albert Sandler - The Celebrated Violinist (1932)

A nice song "Black Eyes" is performed by Albert...

ALBERT SANDLER

Albert Sandler (1937)

Violinist Albert Sandler performs an upbeat tune accompanied by the cello and...

CARLOS AMES

Carlos Ames (1939)

Harpist Carlos Ames plays on harp and piano.

LESLIE JEFFRIES

Leslie Jeffries (1939)

Violinist Leslie Jeffries plays a gypsy medley accompanied by cello and piano.

LORENZI

Lorenzi (1939)

Mario Lorenzi plays some light music on his harp.

MANTOVANI

Mantovani (1941)

Mantovani plays lively tunes on his violin, accompanied by Ivan Fosselo on the piano.

MARIO LORENZI

Mario Lorenzi (1942)

Mario Lorenzi plays "Jealously" and another tune on the harp.

BUSKERS

Buskers (1947)

Accordion player accompanies two shabby men doing a turn to entertain theatre queue.

CARROL GIBBONS

Carrol Gibbons (1945)

Pathe introduces pianist Carrol Gibbons.

THE TEN-YEAR-OLDS!!

The Ten-Year-Olds!! (1932)

Young boys play in a school orchestra in Berlin.

PEASANT BAND FROM SZAMOTULY

Peasant Band From Szamotuly (1949)

The peasant bagpipe band from Szamotuly, near Poznan.

VIOLINIST YEHUDI MENUHIN WITH HIS FAMILY

Violinist Yehudi Menuhin With His Family (1963)

Yehudi Menuhin with his family and their new baby

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 623 - reel 1 of 2 - LES SWINGLES

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 623 - Reel 1 Of 2 - Les Swingles (1966)

Out takes (cuts, rushes) for...

THE BIG BLOW

The Big Blow (1932)

A brass band plays on the band stand outside London's Crystal Palace - part of a...

EDWARD O'HENRY

Edward O'henry (1930)

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

THE RHYTHM GIRLS

The Rhythm Girls (1931)

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

FAIRCHILD AND LINDHOLM

Fairchild And Lindholm (1931)

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

"Mary" - A New Operatic Soprano (1925)

Musicians accompany a singing chimpanzee. The chimp also...

NIMBLE FINGERS

Nimble Fingers (1931)

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

FOR BEACHES AND PEACHES

For Beaches And Peaches (1932)

Excellent story of a fashion show of ladies swim wear costumes at the...

THE SINGERS ON THE ROOF

The Singers On The Roof (1932)

The 'Legia' choir of Belgium rehearse in Brussels.

DOUBLE PLAYING

Double Playing (1933)

Demonstration of a new piano with an upper keyboard

REHEARSAL TIME

Rehearsal Time (1933)

Bob, Tina and Jean rehearse their balancing act in a garden.

WALFORD HYDEN

Walford Hyden (1933)

Walford Hyden and his Orchestra play 'Autumn Leaves'.

CHARLES MAYHEW

Charles Mayhew (1933)

Good footage of the baritone Charles Mayhew singing.

MAKING NOTES

Making Notes (1933)

Very good film showing how the Xylophone is constructed and also played, by Harry...

REG FOORT

Reg Foort (1934)

Organist Reg Foort plays the organ in several different styles.

PULLING THE STRINGS

Pulling The Strings (1934)

Rae Russell plays 'Humoresque' on the harp and 'Annie Laurie' on the piano at...

THE QUICKNESS OF THE HANDS

The Quickness Of The Hands (1929)

Magic tricks are demonstrated by Giovanni a musician from the...

BILLY MAYERL

Billy Mayerl (1935)

Pianist Billy Mayerl plays the largest piano in the world.

HERSCHEL HENLERE

Herschel Henlere (1935)

The Mad Musician Herschel Henlere plays the piano - no soundtrack.