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PATHETONE PARADE OF 1940 Part 3

Pathetone Parade Of 1940 Part 3 (1934-1940)

Compilation of variety turns, including Winnie Ryland, The Two...

PATHETONE PARADE OF 1940 Part 4

Pathetone Parade Of 1940 Part 4 (1934-1940)

Compilation of variety turns - The Bashful Boys and Mantovani...

PATHETONE PARADE OF 1940 Part 2

Pathetone Parade Of 1940 Part 2 (1935-1940)

Compilation of turns - Nosmo King with Hubert and Albert...

CARL CARLISLE issue title - WHAT THE DICKENS

Carl Carlisle Issue Title - What The Dickens (1939-1940)

Footage of impersonator Carl Carlisle doing...

JOE DAVIS issue title - WHAT THE DICKENS

Joe Davis Issue Title - What The Dickens (1939-1940)

Billiard player demonstrates how to perform some of...

BEHIND THE BLACKOUT

Behind The Blackout (1940)

Singer Adelaide Hall is among the cabaret artists at The New Florida Club in...

BIRDMEN!

Birdmen! (1940)

Geoffrey Richardson does some stunts in his glider.

EDDIE POLA

Eddie Pola (1940)

Eddie Pola introduces and sings some well-known tunes that sound alike.

BILLY SCOTT COOMBER

Billy Scott Coomber (1940)

Billy Scott Coomber and His Singing Grenadiers

SHEPHARD'S [sic] PIE

Shephard's [sic] Pie (1940)

Sydney Howard, Richard Hearne and company entertain troops in the show...

RUBBER FLOATS THROUGH THE AIR

Rubber Floats Through The Air (1940)

An amphibious plane with rubber floats takes a demonstration...

THE THREE VIRGINIANS

The Three Virginians (1940)

Singing trio The Three Virginians perform 'Roll Out The Barrel'.

ENTER ROTA!

Enter Rota! (1940)

Mr and Mrs Thomson of Pinner with their pet lion Rota (could be the one given to...

AFRIQUE

Afrique (1940)

Impressionist Afrique 'does' Maurice Chevalier, George Bernard Shaw and Hitler.

JACK WARNER AND JEFF DARNELL

Jack Warner And Jeff Darnell (1940)

Jack Warner and Jeff Darnell sing 'Just A Pair of Foreign...

CHAMPION 13-YEAR OLD!

Champion 13-Year Old! (1940)

13-year-old champion swimmer Judy Davis works out and trains for the Perth...

HOWARD DE COURCY

Howard De Courcy (1940)

Conjurer Howard De Courcy does some tricks with hoops and half crowns.

RECORD WHEELS!

Record Wheels! (1940)

Australian cyclist Herbert Opperman breaks records in Sydney then describes his...

VAN STRATEN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Van Straten And His Orchestra (1940)

Van Straten and His Orchestra perform 'I'll Send You My Love...

TRICK SHOTS!

Trick Shots! (1940)

Billiards experts trade trick shots.

REGINALD KING AND ALFREDO CAMPOLI

Reginald King And Alfredo Campoli (1940)

Reginald King on piano plays his own composition of 'Murmurs...

RUDY STARITA

Rudy Starita (1940)

Rudy Starita plays a Mozart tune on the vibro-harp - no soundtrack.

BOYS OF WAKEHURST!

Boys Of Wakehurst! (1940)

Boys have fun at the Wakehurst Youth Camp in Australia.

THE TWO EDDIES

The Two Eddies (1940)

Small Eddie does lots of balances on large Eddie's head while they play...

PAUL RICO AND HIS MEXICANS

Paul Rico And His Mexicans (1940)

Paul Rico and His Mexicans play a traditional Mexican tune on...

FRANK MARX AND IRIS

Frank Marx And Iris (1940)

Frank Marx and Iris perform their balancing and juggling act with Russian (?)...

MANTOVANI AND HIS OCTETTE

Mantovani And His Octette (1940)

Mantovani and his Octette play the sentimental tune 'When Our Dreams...

PEGGY DESMOND

Peggy Desmond (1940)

Pianist Peggy Desmond plays a medley of jazz tunes in the Pathe Studio.

THE AVANT BROTHERS

The Avant Brothers (1940)

The Avant Brothers perform their comical acrobatic act in the Pathe Studio.

'VERY TASTY, VERY SWEET!' NAN KENWAY AND DOUGLAS YOUNG

'very Tasty, Very Sweet!' Nan Kenway And Douglas Young (1940)

Comedy act Nan Kenway and Douglas...

ERNEST DILLON

Ernest Dillon (1940)

Comedy trampolinist Ernest Dillon does a routine showing the morning after the night...

PETER SINCLARE SINCLAIR

Peter Sinclare Sinclair (1940)

Peter Sinclare sings about 'Frugal Dougal, Minister of Meanness' and...

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 127

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 127 (1940)

Manchester statues that may be melted for the war effort and...

REGINALD STONE

Reginald Stone (1940)

Organist Reginald Stone plays 'Rosita' on the electric organ.

GEORGE MELACHRINO

George Melachrino (1940)

George Melachrino and his Orchestra perform 'Fools Rush In'.

THE FOUR SPALLAS

The Four Spallas (1940)

Acrobatic act The Four Spallas show us several skilful balancing postures.

AUTUMN SUNSHINE - REGINALD KING AND ALFREDO CAMPOLI

Autumn Sunshine - Reginald King And Alfredo Campoli (1940)

Alfredo Campoli and Reginald King play...

TRACEY & HAY

Tracey & Hay (1940)

Dance act Sid Tracey and Bessie Hay entertain us with a graceful routine in the Pathe...

FELIX MENDELSOHN'S HAWAIIAN SERENADERS aka FELIX MENDELSSOHN

Felix Mendelsohn's Hawaiian Serenaders AKA Felix Mendelssohn (1940)

Felix Mendelssohn's Hawaiian...

PATRICK COLBERT

Patrick Colbert (1940)

Bass singer performs 'River, Sing Me A Song'.

'THE CHAMP!'

'the Champ!' (1940)

Pretzel Liz, champion pretzel twister, is seen in action and talking about her job.

DON PHILIPPE AND PARTNER

Don Philippe And Partner (1940)

Don Philippe drapes fabric on a lady to create new dresses in lightning...

POWER OF THE PRESS!

Power Of The Press! (1940)

American schoolboy Joe Miscovitch edits and publishes his own newspaper.

HELLA TOROS

Hella Toros (1940)

Soprano Hella Toros sings 'I Thank You For Your Love' in the Pathe Studio.

HIS FIRST COMMAND

His First Command (1940)

Submarine 'Sunfish' rests in port after successful actions under command of...

ALLIED TROOPS CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS

Allied Troops Celebrate Christmas (1940)

Allied troops having Christmas dinner together.

REVIEW OF THE YEAR 1940

Review Of The Year 1940 (1940)

Events of the year 1940.

REVIEW OF THE YEAR 1940 - USA VERSION

Review Of The Year 1940 - USA Version (1940)

Review of international news stories of 1940 from an...

KING AND QUEEN VISIT MIDLANDS

King And Queen Visit Midlands (1940)

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit industrial area and...

SOUTH AFRICAN ARMOURED CARS aka SOUTH AFRICA BUILDS ITS OWN ARMOURED CARS

South African Armoured Cars AKA South Africa Builds Its Own Armoured Cars (1940)

South...