• Short Summary

    Famous entertainer Ronald Frankau performs a comic monologue about Faust.

  • Description

    Probably filmed at Pathe studio, London.

    Famous radio, stage and screen entertainer Ronald Frankau performs his act with pianist Monty / Monte Crick.

    Frankau pours himself a drink and gargles with the alcohol as he swallows.

    He sings a comic little song about keeping up appearances and keeping up with "the Jones'".

    He then moves into a comic monologue about the opera Faust. He runs us through the entire opera scene by scene.

    He picks up song at the end of his story. He does a little dance.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1234.08
    Media URN:
    41868
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:23:00 / 01:10:34:00
    Canister:
    NSP 47

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