"A piece of wood - some string or cord, and a penknife, will enable Father to mystify that growing son..." C/U of a piece of wood standing on its end. A penknife is stuck into the side of it. A man's hands tie a piece of string around the wood over and under the penknife. The penknife is taken out and...more
The magician Professor Warren demonstrates the secret behind a magic trick.
Illusionist, Jasper Maskelyne, delivers comic monologue whilst swallowing razor blades.
A Northumberland man shows off his pigeon circus.
Entertainer Sutherland Felce keeps up a comic banter whilst performing a trick with string and wooden posts.
Comedians Bennett and Williams perform a routine as air raid wardens.
A trick with a piece of string makes the sound of wind and thunder.
Glamour girl magician June McComb does her act at the Stork Room club in London.