No titles. Al Bowlly.
Item starts with a short clip of Al Bowlly playing guitar when he was a member of the Roy Fox Orchestra at the Monseigneur Club (see PT 124 and Turns Can 11 A). Voice over describes how Al achieved success in America and that he has been persuaded to sing for Pathe while...
Short segment featuring the legendary actress Sarah Bernhardt.
Stencil colour material - lovely pictorial interpretation of a poem about dying young.
General Michael Collins at the graveside of of Mr Arthur Griffith, Dublin, Ireland.
Richard Merchant's traditional Chinese funeral in Hong Kong.
Elaborate funeral in Hong Kong sees people dressed up as animals and carried on cushions.
Extremely tall man Robert Wadlow poses with four young women and his father.
Crooner Al Bowlly sings 'Melancholy Baby' for his British Fans.