Billy Mayerl 1935

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Titles read: "Now Pathetone has pleasure in presenting - BILLY MAYERL - the famous B.B.C. and Variety star on the world's largest piano". (may not be correct - timecode obscures titles on vhs copy).

London.

Various shots of Billy Mayerl in white tie and tails, playing a huge grand...

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Data

Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
38799
Sort Number:
PT 260
Time in/Out:
01:06:37:00 / 01:08:12:00
Canister:
PT 260
Film ID:
1114.05
Issue Date:
18/03/1935

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