• Short Summary

    Topical stand up comedy by famous American entertainer, George Beatty.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Pathetone now has pleasure in presenting. The famous American entertainer, George Beatty".

    Pathe Studios, London.

    Stand up comedy routine. Various shots of Beatty standing in a sophisticated lounge room set. He tells topical jokes about London cabbies, golf, boxing (recent fights between boxers Ben Ford and Walter Noisel, and fights of Primo Carnera) and an anecdote about his sister confusing his young nephew with the gas meter reading man. Beatty finishes his act with: "to those of you who have hay fever next summer, I wish you an early frost".

    Note: Noisel's name taken from audio, no written record could be found. Any information about correct spelling of this name gratefully received. AH 2001.

    MUSIC: Gay Old Dog, De Wolfe.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1146.04
    Media URN:
    39778
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:41:00 / 01:10:54:00
    Canister:
    PT 356

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