• Short Summary

    Leslie Weston tells some jokes then sings a comic song about the prayers of well-known people.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Now For A Chuckle With - LESLIE WESTON - The Cheery Chatterbox of Radio and Variety Fame".

    London, probably Pathe Studio.

    Various shots of comedian Leslie Weston in evening dress, standing beside a grand piano. He tells several jokes, like the one about the man who died and was late arriving in heaven because he couldn't get through the barrage balloons. A few 'cockney' jokes follow, then Leslie talks of his stuttering brother who was called up to the army and sent to the machine gun division.

    Then Leslie sings a little song about the prayers of well-known people, including boxer Jack Doyle and Adolf Hitler.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1194.20
    Media URN:
    41178
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:40:00 / 01:38:24:00
    Canister:
    PT 503

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