• Short Summary

    Very good footage of the New York Midnight Follies club where Jack Jackson and his band are playing, London.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "At topical glance at the NEW YORK MIDNIGHT FOLLIES - In the heart of the West-End [London], where dancing feet glide through the late hours - (to the music of Jack Jackson and his boys)."

    L/S of ladies and gentleman dancing on the floor of the nightclub. They are all wearing very smart looking evening wear.

    Intertitle reads: "At midnight - on with the show."
    L/S's of numerous young ladies walking onto the dance floor wearing suits and carrying suitcases. They promptly start to undress down to little more than their underwear and put on very small frilly dresses. L/S's of the girls tap dancing to Jackson's jazz band. The guests watch form the side of the room.

    Intertitle reads: "Dave and Dorothy Fitzgibbon add charm to the waltz."

    Good shots of the pair performing, Dorothy is wearing a stunning long flowing dress. Other artists performing at the club are Billy Burns and Carl Randall and Barbara Newberry. The finale consists of the young dancers performing a dance to Jackson's band, they are wearing bra tops and short skirts.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:20:00 / 01:11:20:00
    PT 188

Comments (1)

  1. Forrest Outman says

    "New York" Midnight Follies in LONDON?
    I don't know how much I would count on the accuracy of this portrayal of New York entertainment.

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