• Short Summary

    Gus Elen sings 'Arf A Pint of Ale' about the joys of drinking beer - dupe of PT 85.

  • Description

    No titles. Coster comedian Gus Elen.

    Pathe Studio, London.

    Gus Elen sings 'Half a Pint of Ale' ("'arf a Pint of Ale"), a song celebrating the joys of drinking beer compared to drinking tea and coffee, and having 'half a pint of ale' with all meals. He is dressed in a cap worn sideways, waistcoat, striped jumper, trousers and holds a white pipe and walks about a set dressed to look like a terraced street.

    Note: Gus Elen was known as the 'Coster Comedian'

    This is duplicate of item in Pathetone PT 085 - see separate record for details.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2899.20
    Media URN:
    83788
    Group:
    Turns
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:01:08:00 / 02:04:22:00
    Canister:
    Turns Can 14 G

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