• Short Summary

    Rupert Hazell tells a few jokes then performs Schubert's 'Serenade' with soprano Elsie Day.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Now Pathetone has pleasure in presenting - Radio and Variety Stars - RUPERT HAZELL and ELSIE DAY In 'MORE HARMONYLARTIY'."

    London (probably Pathe studio).

    M/S of Rupert Hazell in white tie and tails, with comedy tufts of hair sticking out from under it. He reads a letter from a listener saying "As a comedian you should go a very long way - how far is it to Siberia?". He tells a story about finding an old man in the Australian bush, who asked him who won the Boer War.

    He introduces the tune he is about to play as 'Some birds have no bills at all, but a Belisha must have a beak-on', then sits down to play on a strange instrument shaped like a very thin violin with a brass horn on the end of it. Soprano Elsie Day enters in a large crinoline dress and starts to sing 'Serenade' by Schubert.

    Note: this item also appears in UN 59 Y - see separate record for details.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1114.16
    Media URN:
    38810
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:48:00 / 01:29:38:00
    Canister:
    PT 261

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