Issy Bonn - The Famous Hebrew Comedian 1939

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    Note: Probably filmed in the Pathe film studio.


    M/S's of the famous radio and stage stage and comedian star Issy Bonn telling numerous jokes. For example "... they told me to take the 22 bus, I couldn't find a 22 bus so I took two elevens."

    Bonn then sings a song possibly called (there is no paperwork for this item) `Walking Down the Street in Ragged Clothes'. The footage of Bonn singing is intermixed with a little boy playing and smiling.

    Duplicate exists in Turns Can 12 - see separate record for details.

    Amendment March 2011: The song is called 'Shake Hands With A Millionaire' (also sung by Al Jolson)

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:00:00 / 01:47:12:00
    PT 475
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    PT 475
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    Variety (BBC4) 2 WW2 entertainment j museum Turns 1939
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