• Short Summary

    The Western Brothers sing their own composition, 'It Was All Hushed Up'.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Now Pathetone presents The Western Brothers, (Kenneth & George) of Radio, Gramophone & Variety fame - ".

    London (probably Pathe Studio).

    C/U Kenneth Western introducing their song as 'It Was All Hushed Up' or 'She Was Only A Woodcutter's Daughter But She Was Oak'. The song mentions several famous figures of the day, and things that supposedly happened to them that were hushed up. George Bernard Shaw, Sophie Tucker and President Hoover are mentioned.

    In the middle of the song Kenneth tells a joke about a man retreating from the front line trenches, who came across a Staff Officer and said "Have I come as far back as all that?".

    Followed by an intertitle trailer (at 01:38:00) for the stories coming next week in Pathetone: 'How to make a hundred break' by Walter Lindrum and the Celebrated International Actor-Baritone Jules Bledsoe.

    Duplicate exists in Turns Can 13 - see separate record for details.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1048.17
    Media URN:
    37147
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/02/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:30:00 / 01:38:13:00
    Canister:
    PT 101

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