Good close up shots of comic Max Miller.
Tommy Handley pays a visit to his 82 year old mother on his return from America.
Entertainer Wilfred Pickles with the old people.
Comedian Arthur Askey addresses gathering at Foyles Luncheon at Dorchester Hotel.
Chaz Chase, French vaudeville star, takes to eating flowers, tickets, matches & other odd stuff.
A story about man who eats flowers, paper, bus tickets, matches to keep himself alive.
Great footage of comedian Danny Kaye unveiling his waxwork at Madame Tussaud's.
Fantastic footage of Danny Kaye in rehearsal for Royal Command Performance.
More great footage of Danny Kaye in rehearsal for Royal Command Performance.
Royal family watch Royal Command Performance - mostly audience shots plus performers.
Short scene at Waterloo Station as Pathe reporter, John Parsons, interviews Tommy Handley as he and ITMA scriptwriter Ted Kavanagh leave on a trip to the USA
Tom Henry and his quartet of glamorous girl singers perform sentimental song "I Wonder".
The Beverley Sisters sing 'Her Bathing Suit Never Got Wet'.
Famous comic Max Miller makes jokes with wax work dummies of criminals.
Cuts for newsreel 47/83 - Merry Go Round team at Radiolympia.
Morton Fraser and his Harmonica Rascals play "In the Mood".
The Nicholas Brothers perform a new routine on the steps of Monument in London.
Stars of the screen - various personalities featured including Laurel and Hardy and Mae West. c. 1947
Latino music with maracas, bongos and salsa dancing from Santiago and the boys.
Comedian Sid Fields delivers his New Year message.
A look at a home for retired theatrical performers, as well as some stars of the future.
The Beverley Sisters sing "Down in the Valley".
Arrivals for the 1948 Royal Command Performance, plus Danny Kaye in action during show.
Danny Kaye sings two songs at reception for unveiling of his waxwork at Madame Tussaud's.
Great film of Danny Kaye, Flanagan and Allen in action at Royal Command Performance.
A short trailer film telling people to look after their National Insurance guide.
Gracie Fields singing 'You Made Me Love You' at Albert Hall.
Hypnotist Richard Payne persuades three volunteers to do various humiliating things.
Martin Collins and his wife Elizabeth perform a knife throwing act at Hackney Empire, London.
Footage of Danny Kaye at the London Palladium.
Strong men and performing dogs in fancy dress!
A short trailer film starring Tommy Trinder encouraging people to stagger their holidays.
Crowds gather outside Golders Green crematorium for funeral of Tommy Handley. London.
Comedian Richard Hearne introduces short trailer film about avoiding Influenza / the Flu.
Six old ladies sing together in a nostalgic comeback after 50 years
Pianists Niselle and Ilster play "Melody in F" for Darby and Joan club in Streatham.
Tommy Handley receives Freedom of Miniature Railway at New Romney.
Great footage of Danny Kaye on performing on stage during Royal Command Performance.
Danny Kaye being shown the Tower of London by a beefeater and 'larking around'.
Danny Kaye arrives to London for Royal Command Performance.
Danny Kaye entertains audience at the Royal Command Performance - London Palladium.
Danny Kaye plus Flanagan and Allen in Royal Command Performance.
Royal Command Performance at London Palladium.
Derelict village on Kent coast that was used for training commandos in the war.
The Traber show give acrobatic display in Stuttgart.
American comedians Olsen and Johnson arrive to London's Casino Theatre.
Library story about comedian Tommy Handley at the time of his death.
Mario Lorenzi plays a The Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker on the harp.
Item shows Arthur Marshall in both of his jobs - as a school master, and as a radio star.
Santiago Lopez and his Rumba Band play for exotic dancer Paula Lennard.
Marguiss Trio, Adagio dancers, performing.
Great story shows a day in the life of Windmill Theatre showgirl Anita D'Ray.
Margaret Lockwood and James Mason get awards + Bud Flanagan, Will Hay and Water Rats.
Footage of the singer Louise Reyes with the Hawaiian Serenaders.
Felix Mendelssohn and his Hawaiian Serenaders perform 'Sweet Leilani'.
The Crazy Gang cause havoc on Ham Manor golf course, Sussex.
RAF station puts on an evening of old music hall entertainment for the airmen and women.
Comedy musicians the Bill Hall Trio, including Spike Milligan, play version of "The Canary".
Acrobats Jakdell Brothers & Joan performing.
The Squadronnaires playing Rustle of Swing.
Pathe meets radio comedian Richard Murdoch.
Comedy Christmas special with Bud Flanagan.
Charlie Kunz plays medley of his favourite tunes on the piano.
Cockatoos do tricks to entertain children.
Pathe introduces famous pianist Eileen Joyce.
Composer Konstantinoff plays music inspired by his time as a refugee.
Lind Joyce sings song about girl who admires film posters and imagines she's a movie star.
Children perform tricks and are made junior members of Institute of Magicians. London.
Footage of the dancer Anna Neagle learning how to 'Boogie Woogie' in Pathe studio, London.
We meet Vera Lynn, husband Harry Lewis and their baby, Victoria.
Accordion player accompanies two shabby men doing a turn to entertain theatre queue.
Two Charlie Chaplin-style clowns entertain crowd in street.
Pianist Charlie Kunz plays a medley of Viennese waltzes on a grand piano in the studio.
Good footage of Jack and Daphne Barker singing 'Believe it or Not'.
French Canadian singer Jean Cavall performs "Darling Je Vous Aime Beaucoup".
John Ridley and Anne de Nys sing comic song about English men.
Stan and Ollie are on the boat train in France, they are coming back to England.
Chair testing at the Ideal Homes exhibition.
Lind Joyce sings "I Want a Little Doggie".
Lynn Bretonn sings "I've Got the Eye".
Arthur Illston's Margate Follies perform "I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside" outdoors. Kent.
Spanish dancer Margherita twirls to traditional music of Bert Weedon and Andrew Wolkowsky.
Ivor Moreton and Dave Kaye play some great boogie woogie on grand pianos.
Pianists Ivor Moreton and Dave Kaye play "I Love to Sing" and "Bless You".
Isabelita Alonso sings "Alma Llamera" accompanied by the Amado Estudiantina on guitars.
Edric Connor sings "Water Boy".
Accordionist Emilio performs on set that looks like city street at night.
Cuts from newsreel 47/78 - men put swords through the body of Mirim Dajo.
Felix Mendelssohn's Hawaiian Serenaders play 'Paradise Island' beside a Berkshire river.
Gracie Fields pays emotional visit home - she talks from the balcony of Town Hall.
Gracie Fields pays an emotional visit to Rochdale.
Gracie Fields pays an emotional visit to her Lancashire home town.
Comedian Tommy Handley is seen off from Waterloo Station by members of the ITMA team.
Harry Parry and his Sextet perform jazzy number "Honeysuckle Rose".
Mario Lorenzi plays "Tico Tico" on the harp.