• Short Summary

    Comedian Robb Wilton delivers a monologue about pals, cars and women fighting.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "And now for a smile with Robb Wilton, the famous ------." (timecode on vhs tape obscures titles.)

    London (probably Pathe Studio).

    Various shots of comedian Robb Wilton as he delivers a comic monologue with piano accompaniment. He starts off talking about his pal called Jim, who came to visit when Robb had the 'flu; they argued because Jim thought Robb was going to die. He then talks about a car he had that wouldn't start; he sold it to a man who wanted to use it as a hen house. Robb then speaks of two women fighting in the street; he tried to break it up, but ended up being taken before a magistrate who had set up the fight between his Mother-in-law and another woman. He was sending Robb to prison because his intervention caused the Mother-in-law to move back in with the magistrate.

    All of this is done in Robb Wilton's inimitable style, with lots of "I said who, he said you, I said me, he said yes" sort of talk throughout.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1048.02
    Media URN:
    37132
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:48:00 / 01:04:37:00
    Canister:
    PT 099

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