France. "Here's the latest radio wonder... a full size electric organ using scores of valves instead of pipes." C/U of hands playing an organ keyboard. Various shots of part of the organ. M/S of the organist playing. C/U of his feet operating the pedals. "A real super 'speaker' too!" Low angle shot...more
Fantastic film showing the forerunner of the Sony Walkman - tuning control is in a garter!
John Stein and his string and percussion band play tune - 'Sous Les Toits de Paris'.
Personalities Eric Robinson & David Nixon introduce us to the musical instrument the Mellotron, London.
Documentary about the benefits of European co-operation. c. 1948
Nice footage of a Paris nightclub - a very cosmopolitan clientele.
Sid Millward and his Nitwits band play 'St Louis Blues' in the studio - dupe of NSP 247.
Comedians Bennett and Williams engage in crosstalk then play 'South of the Border'
Various views of the city's landmarks and inhabitants at work and play.
Interesting film which presents popular songs through printed words and camera tricks.
Film about the Edinburgh Festival - lovely performance footage and Edinburgh scenes
Quartet of French soldiers in army camp provide music concert for the comrades.
George Baker sings "The Floral Dance" at the piano - intercut with shots of the eponymous dance.
A documentary tracing the history of 35 years of musicals on film.
Brilliant film about teaching foreign students (and yokels) to speak the "King's English" - superb!
Good shots showing the way of life of Mongolian people.
Jack Hylton and his Band broadcast from an aeroplane in flight to the Post Office Exhibition in the Strand.
Wonderful fashion documentary with very cheesy commentary and gorgeous frocks.
Two duets sung by Patrick Waddington and Peggy Cochrane who also plays the piano.
Fantastic compilation of "turns" - comedians, impersonators, singers etc. c. 1933
Fabulous xylophone playing from Teddy Brown on 'The Dance of the Raindrops' and 'Amy'.
Singing group The Moderniques perform 'St Louis Blues'.
Training film for the military showing the good work of the Royal Army Service Corps.
A look at the obsession with speed and travel during the late 1920s.
Mr Albert Sammons the violinist demonstrates developing machines - used to perfect finger movements.