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The Three New Yorkers

The Three New Yorkers (1936)

Clever comedy juggling from The Three New Yorkers in the studio - from PT 317.

My Hat!

My Hat! (1927)

Comedians Handers and Millis (?) get up to some crazy antics - good trick photography.

The More We Are Together

The More We Are Together (1927)

Comedians Rich and Galuin (?) perform a turn - slapstick routine which is quite funny.

Simultaneous Steppers

Simultaneous Steppers (1926)

Comedy dance featuring a woman dressed as a child - rather strange.

Jack Stanford Issue Title - Going Places

Jack Stanford Issue Title - Going Places (1937)

Eccentric dancer, Jack Stanford, sings "I'm Crazy about Screwy Music" and does tap routine.

Bill Hall Trio

Bill Hall Trio (1947)

Comedy musicians the Bill Hall Trio, including Spike Milligan, play version of "The Canary".

The Three Stars

The Three Stars

Variety act "The Three Stars" perform dancing and slapstick routines.

Presco And Campo

Presco And Campo (1940)

Presco and Campo entertain with their comedy acrobatic act.

The Four Jokers Issue Title Waggers And Jokers

The Four Jokers Issue Title Waggers And Jokers (1936)

Comedy dance act The Four Jokers entertain us with a slapstick tap routine.

Acrobatic Novelty

Acrobatic Novelty (1924)

Comedy routine from "The Whirl of the World" featuring Nellie Wallace and Billy Merson.

Musical Nonsense!

Musical Nonsense! (1937)

Unlikely duet of plump Al Verdi and glamorous Thelma Lee perform song 'Dinah' with comic twist.

The Wiere Brothers

The Wiere Brothers (1931)

The Wiere Brothers do a fun dance routine (one of the best!), then some silly business with a pantomime horse.

Two Minutes Variety - From The Crystal Palace

Two Minutes Variety - From The Crystal Palace

Various circus acts at Crystal Palace.

Noni And Partner Issue Title - Star Turn

Noni And Partner Issue Title - Star Turn (1938)

Noni the clown provides entertainment with the help of his partner Barry.

Bill And John Hengler Issue Title Is Rail, Road And Sea

Bill And John Hengler Issue Title Is Rail, Road And Sea (1936)

The Hengler Brothers' comic act, including acrobatics, juggling, conjuring and slapstick.

"Butting In" (1932)

Naunton Wayne gets involved in a boxing match with some chorus girls.

A Chuckle From Chuckles Of 1922

A Chuckle From Chuckles Of 1922 (1922)

Extract from the show "Chuckles of 1922" starring Charles Mac.

Mr Pastry At The Circus

Mr Pastry At The Circus (1960)

Mr Pastry (aka Richard Hearne) visits some animals at Chipperfield's Circus in Hounslow, Middlesex.

Avant Brothers AKA Avant Bros Issue Title Is Help Yourself

Avant Brothers AKA Avant Bros Issue Title Is Help Yourself (1944)

Avant brothers do acrobatics and slapstick comedy.

Four Lazanders  Issue Title Ok For Sound

Four Lazanders Issue Title Ok For Sound (1939)

An acrobatic troupe do slapstick comedy tumbling routine.

Rebla - Comedy Juggler

Rebla - Comedy Juggler (1935)

Rebla the Comedy Juggler does tricks in deadpan style - from PSP 885.

Lavanda AKA Levanda

Lavanda AKA Levanda (1934)

Lavanda / Levanda juggles ball and huge playing card with her feet - from PSP 848.

Miss Winnie Ryland

Miss Winnie Ryland (1935)

Winnie Ryland and her acrobatic dance act - from PT 260.

Circus Hours

Circus Hours (1928)

Bostock's Three Ring Circus is featured - various acts including juggling, high wire, clowns etc.

Sereno And June

Sereno And June (1934)

Balancing / acrobatic act of Sereno and June in the studio - dupe of PSP 851.

Acrobats All Bats

Acrobats All Bats (1963)

Swiss veteran gymnasts and comics Hermos Troupe entertain the audience in Berlin.

Acrobats

Acrobats (1938)

Les Silver acrobats doing tricks.

Tumbling Lives

Tumbling Lives (1937)

Family of acrobats - the Karpi troupe - perform tumbling and balancing tricks.

The Chickolas AKA The Chicolos Issue Title Is Pure And Simple

The Chickolas AKA The Chicolos Issue Title Is Pure And Simple (1939)

Slapstick comedy acrobatic routine by two-man act, the Chickolas.

Four Rapids Issue Title Is Hoops Dearie!

Four Rapids Issue Title Is Hoops Dearie! (1937)

Acrobatic tumblers perform energetic routine with nautical theme.

Dare And Yates

Dare And Yates

Comedian acrobats Dare and Yates performing.

Crazy House

Crazy House (1951)

A female acrobat, inventor of water razor, and man with detachable shirt sleeves feature here.

Blum And Blum Issue Title - Gotta House

Blum And Blum Issue Title - Gotta House (1938)

Footage of the stage entertainers performing an impressive act.

The Avant Brothers

The Avant Brothers (1940)

The Avant Brothers perform their comical acrobatic act in the Pathe Studio.

Geddes Bros. AKA Geddes Brothers Issue Title - Wait For It!

Geddes Bros. AKA Geddes Brothers Issue Title - Wait For It! (1937)

Scottish variety act, the Geddes Brothers, show off their musical and comic talents.

Joe Termini

Joe Termini (1939)

Comedian Joe Termini plays the violin and banjo and does some funny business along the way.

The Stickney Charleston

The Stickney Charleston (1926)

Robert Stickney and partner perform a Charleston - he wears very tall stilts. Very cute film.