• Short Summary

    Bass-baritone Topliss Green sings 'Old Barty'.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Pathetone Weekly has pleasure in presenting - Topliss Green - The popular Bass-Baritone, from Royal Albert and Queen's ---- Radio and ----- fame." (timecode obscures title.)

    London (probably Pathe Studio).

    M/S of a woman in an evening gown playing a grand piano. Topliss Green enters in evening dress and stands beside the piano to sing a song called 'Old Barty', about an odd-job man who is the oldest man in the village and is about to die. At the end of the song Topliss bows to the camera and to the lady pianist.

    (Followed by track for Pathetone end titles.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1022.23
    Media URN:
    36873
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:45:00 / 01:49:17:00
    Canister:
    PT 041

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