Harry Roy and his band play 'Basin Street Ball' in casual and evening dress! From NSP 343.
Good footage of the singer Dan Donavon singing 'Me Old Clay Pipe'.
Cynthia the acrobatic dancer demonstrates her skills.
Bizarre item about strange impractical inventions.
Stories in this item include a pressing machine in Australia and the latest fashions for women.
Footage of impersonator Carl Carlisle doing impersonations of the stars.
A good item about fortune telling with playing cards.
A model shows off the latest one-piece sun suit.
Mannequins model the latest in bathing costumes.
Alfredo Campoli and Reginald King play the latter's composition of 'Autumn Sunshine'.
Impressionist Afrique 'does' Maurice Chevalier, George Bernard Shaw and Hitler.
Dancer Veronica Evans beats her own record by doing 8,000 high kicks one after the other!
Warden and West (aka Biddy and Fanny) - comedy drag act from Windmill Theatre
Will Mahoney and friends perform a flag waving song 'It's Up To You' - no soundtrack.
Item with the comedian Will Collinson.
Tommy Handley poses for sculptor Whitney Smith and visits Madame Tussaud's.
Good footage of the dancing trio the Dancing Dudes.
Dancers Draper and Lindon perform an exhibition waltz in the studio.
Eddie Pola introduces and sings some well-known tunes that sound alike.
An item showing Harry Hemsley, child impersonator, trying to do a conjuring trick.
Footage of Hal Swain and Swing Sister playing 'Smile When You Say Goodbye'.
Gray, Austin and Worth entertain us with their humorous juggling act.
Good footage of the famous ballroom dancers Gold and Cordell dancing.
Baritone Gerald Nodin entertains us with a song about a country man.
Fred Sylvester does some clever lifting, balancing and tumbling with his 'nephew'.
Frank Marx and Iris perform their balancing and juggling act with Russian (?) commentary.
Choirboy Tommy Criddle sings "Passing By", accompanied by Andrew Fenner on organ.
Great version of 'In The Mood' played Hawaiian style by Felix Mendelssohn's Serenaders.
Good footage of Felix Mendelssohn with his Hawaiian Serenaders.
Felix Mendelssohn's Hawaiian Serenaders play 'String Harmony' in the Pathe Studio.
Comedy trampolinist Ernest Dillon does a routine showing the morning after the night before.
Baritone Eric Woodburn dressed as a cowboy sings 'Texas Dan'.
Eric Woodburn in a dramatised version of how Rouget de Lisle wrote The Marseillaise.
Edward Cooper plays the piano and sings about 'Women's Silly Hats' of 1938.
The Avant Brothers perform their comical acrobatic act in the Pathe Studio.
Comedian Cyril Fletcher and wife Betty Astell christen their daughter Jill in Welwyn.
Comedian Dougie Young shows he is a talented cartoonists, he draws his partner Nan Young.
Jack Lorentz does impression of Syd Walker, we see him at work for gas company in Camden.
Comic and beautiful ice skating entertains New Yorkers at Madison Square Gardens.
Haver and Lee perform a comedy routine.
Comedians Haver and Lee perform routine involving anti-love pills.
Comedian George Robey looks at his 'Naughty Biography' in his dressing room - 1945?
George Formby's charity show to raise £40,000 for bomb victims.
Comedian George Doonan performs a routine in the Pathe studios.
George Doonan performs a comedy routine where he seems irresistible to women.
Florence Desmond shows us her farm in Essex, Flanagan and Allen work as land girls.
Cyril Fletcher tells tall stories and comic poetry.
Cyril Fletcher tells us some jokes and recites a poem about Hilda Hose.
Bennett and Williams do comedy sketch about Home Guard + play tune on strange instruments.
Comedians Bennett and Williams perform a routine as air raid wardens.
Comedian Albert Whelan sings "The Love Bug will Bite You" and "I belong to Glasgow".
Comedians Richard Hearne and Yvonne Ortner marry in London. Leslie Henson is best man.
Comedian Joe Termini plays the violin and banjo and does some funny business along the way.
A look at what amuses people at different ages.
MacGregor and West perform comedy sketch about an old woman using her lover.
Comedian Cyril Fletcher recites a poem about a man who gave his cold to war workers.
Horse racing at Santa Anita, California.
Soldiers in first British Army Pageant put on show called "Salute the Soldier".
Rollo, Earl and Carole perform daring feats on roller-skates - from PT 460 (?).
Comedian Robb Wilton plays J.P. Muddlecomb in sketch about new cut price court.
Item about riddles and bad jokes, with cartoons by Joe Noble.
Nice item with the radio performer and comedian Richard Goolden.
Cavanagh impersonates of Cyril Fletcher, Howard Marshall, Stuart Hibbard, Churchill + Monty.
Item showing comedian Lupino Lane at home in Windsor, Berkshire.
Item showing comedian Arthur Askey playing about at home. Sussex Downs.
Item showing comedy sketches, photographs and one of Hitler's speeches in negative.
Good footage of the comic duo of McGregor and West dressed as old women.
Comedian Max Miller and friend working on building site.
MacGregor and West perform a comedy routine set in a doctor's surgery.
Comedians MacGregor and West do sketch set in a matrimonial agency.
Yugoslavian quire singing about Stalingrad.
Item traces the origin of some popular names and their meanings.
Sydney Burchall sings "The drover".
Baritone Sydney Burchall sings patriotic anthem "Britain All The Way".
Variety star Stanelli plays 'Alice Where Art Thou ?' on his violin.
Item about signatures and autograph books.
The musician Sid Millward plays with his band the Nitwits.
Footage of Sandy Macpherson playing the organ.
Rudy Starita plays a Mozart tune on the vibro-harp - no soundtrack.
American double male and female double act - Ross and Bennett.
Robert Wilson sings 'I Dream Of Jeannie With The Light Brown Hair' - from NSP 438
Tenor Robert Wilson sings 'Hail Caledonia' in traditional Scottish costume.
The baritone Robert Ashley sings 'Absent Friends'.
Robert Ashley sings "Lights of London".
Richard Hassett does impressions of market traders selling their wares.
Organist Reginald Stone plays 'Rosita' on the electric organ.
Pianist Reginald King and string quartet play 'The Minuet' - from NSP 371.
A brief history of British taxes.
A little girl has tea with ballerina Nina Tarakanova in the dancer's Knightsbridge flat.
Teddy Brown and his band play 'We Must All Stick Together' in the studio.
Item about the skin of the human body.
Footage of a ladies choir from Wales singing 'In A Welsh Air'.
Odd film showing different kinds of weights and measures.
Quirky but informative item about water, includes some animated diagrams.
Excellent item about women's obsession with her waist over the years.
The Vancouver Boys' Band plays a march in the Pathe Studio on a visit to Britain.
Van Straten and His Orchestra perform 'I'll Send You My Love Letter'.
Dance act Sid Tracey and Bessie Hay entertain us with a graceful routine in the Pathe Studio.
Accordionist Toralf Tollefsen (Tollefson) plays 'Invitation to the Waltz'.
History of telescopes includes a look at some modern and powerful examples - no soundtrack.
Footage of the acrobatic trio the Three Matas demonstrating their skills.
The Waldorf Brass Quintet plays 'A Perfect Day'.
Leslies Holmes and Sarony entertain with a song called 'Don't You Know There's A War On?'.
Girl dance act The Exquisite Three perform fast tap routine - dupe of NSP 166.
The latest styles of swimsuits are modelled in the studio.
Reginald King on piano plays his own composition of 'Murmurs of Spring'.
Memory game about the contents of lady's handbag.
Quiz game where everyday objects are mimicked by woman's hand.
Mantovani and his Octette play the sentimental tune 'When Our Dreams Grow Old'.
Mantovani and his Radio Orchestra play 'A Violin In Vienna'.
Quirky item about what happens to human body when it walks, lots of girls in swimsuits.
Chinese juggler Ma Fu spins a metal gong on the end of a pole and his finger.
Good item showing what a woman's chemical make-up consists of.
Leslie Weston tells some jokes then sings a comic song about the prayers of well-known people.
Good footage of character impersonator Leslie Strange demonstrating his skills.
The Leslie Jeffries Trio play 'Spring Song', 'William Tell' and 'Invitation To The Waltz'.
Film demonstrating how stamps can be used to send affectionate messages.
Nan Kenway and Douglas Young do sketch set in a pub with Leslie Bridgemont.
Billiard player demonstrates how to perform some of the more trick shots.
Jack Simpson and his Beachcombers play a medley of Hawaiian music.
Weightlifter Tom Inch demonstrates his strength.
Illusionist Howard De Courcy does tricks with newspaper and rope to aid the salvage drive.
Conjurer Howard De Courcy does some tricks with hoops and half crowns.
Footage of dancer Margaret and Guy demonstrating their skills.
Mario De Pietro plays 'Jealousy' on his mandolin.
Good footage of musician Mario Lorenzi playing the harp.
A brief history of the everyday puzzle.
Item about man carrying out or being the victim of practical jokes.
Informative item about light with backstage shots of Pathe studios and diagrams by Joe Noble.
Peter Mike Coates does impressions of celebrities, including Cyril Fletcher and Churchill.
A look at family life of violinist Albert Sandler, he then performs Schubert's "Serenade".
Peggy Desmond plays 'Yours' and 'When We're Home, Sweet Home Again' plus animation.
Pianist Peggy Desmond plays a medley of jazz tunes in the Pathe Studio.
Paul Rico and His Mexicans play a traditional Mexican tune on accordions.
Educational film about sound and hearing.
Two women model home-made versions of the latest 'dog collars' and chokers.
Sheet music that sounds the same whether read right way or wrong way up.
Very funny item compares a visit to the grocer's in peacetime and wartime.
Comedy act of two men in drag as old women in Victorian costume - no soundtrack.
The dance act the Marquis Trio demonstrate their skills.
Footage of lady juggler Mariora giving a demonstration of her skills.
Good footage of Harry Roy and his band the Ragamuffins.
Pianist Mark Hambourg plays some Beethoven for an audience.
George Melachrino and his Orchestra perform 'Fools Rush In'.
A colony of gypsies on the roof of a New York tenement building sing and watch a girl dance.
British soldiers march down French road singing "Roll Out the Barrel".
Campers in Holland and water-skiers in Florida.
Midget man marries full-sized woman, circus trapeze artists and a piano playing, singing dog.
St. Charles choir from New South Wales sing the slumber song. Australia.
Londoners have a jolly time while hiding from the Blitz in a air raid shelter.
Jack Warner and Will Fyffe entertain crowds at a Community singing event in Hendon.
South Wales Boys' Club theatre group perform Welsh song and bit from play 'Hewers of Coal' by Joe Corey.
A look at yearlings at Australian stud farm bought by Bing Crosby +quirky singing horse.
Billy Scott Coomber and His Singing Grenadiers
Footage of Billy Scott Comber and his Mounties singing.
The famous baritone Bernard Clifton singing 'A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square'.
Comedy act Nan Kenway and Douglas Young perform some humorous dialogue.
Dogs and puppies being trained for stage work at kennels in Shepperton.
Footage of the entertainer Tommy Trevor juggling with hoops.
The singer Delya sings the 'Hills of Donegal'.
Baritone Dennis Noble sings 'The Phantom Fleet' in the Pathe Studio.
Baritone Dennis Noble sings 'The Little Ships'.
George Formby singing "Imagine Me on the Maginot Line".
The singer and comedian entertains British troops in France.
The singer George Elrick sings 'We're Gonna Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line.'
Footage of Leslie Henson and other stars rehearsing his Concert Party at Drury Lane, London.
Baritone Fred Latham sings "The Same Old Story".
Teenage soprano, Frank Bird, sings "Bird Song at Eventide".
Frances Day entertains the 2nd Division troops in Burma.
Comedians Flanagan and Allen sing "Underneath the Arches" at Kentish Town feeding centre.
Arms factory girl entertains workmates by singing 'The Girl Who Works The Thingummybob'.
Sir Edward Evans introduces George Formby who sings at a shelter concert in London.
Soprano Elsa Stenning sings 'La Paloma'.
Elsa Stenning singing "Mighty Like a Rose".
Singer Eddie Pola explains the 'Twisted Tunes' and sings a few.
Don Philippe drapes fabric on a lady to create new dresses in lightning time.
Don Marino Barretto and his Conga Band play 'Tabu' - fabulous! Dupe of NSP 267.
The Two Leslies entertain with jokes and a song about what will happen when war is over.
The Two Leslies - Holmes and Sarony - sing and play "Won't it be Wonderful?".
Small Eddie does lots of balances on large Eddie's head while they play instruments.
Irving Kay impersonates Albert Whelan's whistling and whistles some Viennese waltzes.
American troops enter Cherbourg and are entertained by the locals. France.
George Formby sings songs to the troops including the 'Swinging along with the Boy of the New Brigade'.
Footage of the singer Gracie Fields entertaining members of the British Expeditionary Force in France.
Gracie Fields sings "Sally" to sailors and marines.
Singer Gracie Fields entertaining troops in France
Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Gracie Fields and Jack Hylton and his band at Ensa Concert.
Cinema and theatre workers celebrate the Silver Jubilee of their Union at a Dublin hotel.
Footage of cinema projectors being loaded into a van bound for the from line, London.
Song and dance show for the forces in a field. Staged on back of a truck.
Entertainment troops at work in Australia.
Canadian soldiers entertain English children at a big Christmas party at their camp.
Ballroom dancing duo perform romantic waltzes.
Nice story showing an ENSA company entertaining soldiers in the desert.
Bob Hope entertaining troops in Berlin, and Ernest Bevin at Chancellery. Germany.
Jack and Eddie Eden sing a light-hearted song about how people get their names.
Footage of the variety stars Jack Hulbert and Cicley Courtneidge entertaining soldiers at theatre in London.
Australian soldiers jamming with native men in a jungle.
Singing trio The Three Virginians perform 'Roll Out The Barrel'.
The four Oriental Brothers perform their acrobatic balancing act in the studio.
Acrobatic act The Four Spallas show us several skilful balancing postures.
The Brains Trust meet and answer questions spontaneously on camera - fascinating stuff.
Footage of comedians Ronald Frankau and Renne Roberts chatting in the jungle.
Footage of comedy entertainer Richard Hassett performing impressions of market sales people.
American comedian entertains the troops.
Presco and Campo entertain with their comedy acrobatic act.
Peter Sinclare sings about 'Frugal Dougal, Minister of Meanness' and urges us to save.
Scottish entertainer Peter Sinclare / Sinclair sings about ladies in crinoline dresses.
Pathe celebrates 50 years of cinema with flashbacks from its archive.
Marriott Edgar recites entertaining poem "Albert and the Lion".
Mario de Pietro and his band play gypsy music.
Novelty cyclist Marie Wilson entertains with balancing tricks and contortions on her bike.
Good footage of variety show held by ENSA.
Comedians Bennett and Williams engage in crosstalk then play 'South of the Border'
Child singing star Petula Clerk at school and at play + performing in studio.
Baritone Sydney Burchall dressed as a soldier sings 'The Lady From Armentieres'.
The choir boys of St Charles, Waverley in Australia sing 'Ave Maria'.
African traditional dancers performing at new amphitheatre style stadium.
St David's Singers singing 'Zion's Children'.
Baritone Sidney Burchall singing 'The Lord Mayor's Coachman'.
Baritone Sidney Burchall singing 'The Gay Highway'.
Singers Sam Costa, Hughie Diamond and Alice Mann perform their latest hits.
The comedian Ronald Frankau sings 'I Wrote a Love Song'.
Footage of Scottish Tenor singing 'I Thought I Heard You Singing.'
Scottish tenor Robert Wilson sings "Intermezzo".
Tenor Robert Wilson sings 'Loch Lomond.'
Tenor Robert Wilson in a kilt sings 'Sylvia'.
Baritone Robert Ashley sings "I'll Walk Beside You".
Baritone Robert Ashley sings "The London I Love".
Baritone Robert Ashley sings "Room 504".
Baritone Sydney Burchall sings a song of the sea called 'The Skipper'.
The baritone Sydney Burchall sings 'Song of Empire'.
Baritone Sydney Burchall sings patriotic song 'This Is Worth Fighting For'.
A church choir sing 'Silent Night'.
Footage of young men singing 'John Brown's Body'.
A mynah bird is interviewed and a parrot sings 'Rockabye Baby'.
Footage of the singer Marian Anderson singing 'My Country 'tis of Thee' in Washington.
Suave male due, Walsh and Barker, sing "I'll Get By As Long As I Have You".
Variety stars Walsh and Barker sing 'It's Still Being Done'.
WAAF Angela sings "I heard you singing" , accompanied by band sergeant Frederick Jackson.
Virginia Dawn sings of 'Six Lessons With Madame La Tonga' in a South American way.
The trio of singers the Three Ginx sing 'Tin Tan Tally Ho'.
The Three Aspidistras perform songs in deadpan operatic style.
Singing trio The Three Canadian Bachelors perform 'We're Sick and Tired of Hillybillies'.
Flotsam and Jetsam sing morale boosting song with shots of bomb damage in London.
The Three Canadian Bachelors sing "Nellie Dean". No soundtrack.
Baritone Sydney Burchall sings "I Travel the Road".
Sydney Burchall remembers British soldiers who died in Med in song "Bells of Malta".
Robert Ashley sings 'A Garden in Granada'.
Baritone Robert Ashley sings 'Lakes of Killarney'.
Pathe visits Richard Tauber in his home.
Baritone Lance Fairfax sings 'The Deathless Army' in the Pathe Studio.
Baritone singer Lance Fairfax performs "On Away Awake Beloved".
Baritone Lance Fairfax sings 'Roll The Clouds Before You'.
Welsh Ladies' Choir of Pontypridd sing "Bells of Abergovy".
Choirboy Kenneth Barwick of Hereford singing.
Jack Warner and Jeff Darnell sing 'Just A Pair of Foreign Legionnaires'.
Xylophonist Jack Simpson and his sextet play whilst Betty Kent sings upbeat number.
Footage of the comedy duo and variety entertainers Jack and Eddie Eden.
Troops of the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Infantry Regiment sing "It's A Long Way To Tipperary".
Hebrew comedian Issy Bonn tells jokes and sings sentimental song - dupe of PT 475.
Good item with the famous radio and stage star Issy Bonn telling jokes and singing.
Good footage of Gracie Fields talking into camera.
Soprano Hella Toros sings 'I Thank You For Your Love' in the Pathe Studio.
Very good footage of Harry Roy and his band playing 'Run, Rabbit, Run', London.
The radio and variety star Hal Yates sing 'I Hear You Calling Me'.
Lyle Evans sings "A Jolly Song" in studio pub setting.
Maisie Weldon does impressions of her own father, Harry and other musical stars of the day.
Malcolm McEachern sings "Spread Your Wings".
Baritone Raymond Newell sings "Follow the Plough".
Tenor Raymond Allen performs "I heard you singing".
Raymond Allen sings "It's Only a Tiny Garden".
Peter Sinclair sings 'Mothers of the Motherland' about women's roles in the war effort.
Peter Sinclair sings "The Young Laird of Cockpen".
Bass singer performs 'River, Sing Me A Song'.
Norman long plays piano and sings "Dustman" and "Working for the Mayor and Corporation".
Mr Jetsam (of Flotsam and Jetsam fame) sings "Changing of the Guard".
Excellent footage of the Moscow Singer performing 'Comrades'.
Mervyn Saunders, the 'voice of romance', sings and plays piano.
Comedian Max Wall tells a variety of jokes, does some impressions and sings a few songs.
Max and Harry Nesbitt perform short comedy routine, before singing 'Georgia Got a Moon'.
Singer Marilyn Williams performs 'I Can't Love You Anymore' and 'I Don't Know Why I Love You Like I Do.'
Windmill Girls Margaret and Valerie perform tap routine + shots of backstage at Windmill Theatre.
Famous Mantovani and his orchestra perform with Stella Roberta and Jack Plant.
Baritone singer Gordon Holdom sings 'Here's to the Ladies'.