Ronald Frankau 1933

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Titles read: "NOW Pathe Pictorial presents - Ronald Frankau of Variety, Gramophone and BBC fame."

Pathe Studio, London.

The act opens on a set dressed to look like a drawing room. Monte Crick (?) is at the piano. Comedian Ronald Frankau sits on a table with his back to us; he is wearing...

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Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
51719
Sort Number:
PSP 813
Time in/Out:
01:44:51:00 / 01:48:49:00
Canister:
PSP 813
Film ID:
1616.27
Issue Date:
02/11/1933

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