Comedians Bennett and Williams engage in crosstalk then play 'South of the Border'
Bob Hope entertaining troops in Berlin, and Ernest Bevin at Chancellery. Germany.
Nice story showing an ENSA company entertaining soldiers in the desert.
Ballroom dancing duo perform romantic waltzes.
Canadian soldiers entertain English children at a big Christmas party at their camp.
Entertainment troops at work in Australia.
Song and dance show for the forces in a field. Staged on back of a truck.
Footage of cinema projectors being loaded into a van bound for the from line, London.
Cinema and theatre workers celebrate the Silver Jubilee of their Union at a Dublin hotel.
Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Gracie Fields and Jack Hylton and his band at Ensa Concert.
Singer Gracie Fields entertaining troops in France
Gracie Fields sings "Sally" to sailors and marines.
Footage of the singer Gracie Fields entertaining members of the British Expeditionary Force in France.
George Formby sings songs to the troops including the 'Swinging along with the Boy of the New Brigade'.
American troops enter Cherbourg and are entertained by the locals. France.
Irving Kay impersonates Albert Whelan's whistling and whistles some Viennese waltzes.
Jack and Eddie Eden sing a light-hearted song about how people get their names.
Footage of the variety stars Jack Hulbert and Cicley Courtneidge entertaining soldiers at theatre in London.
Australian soldiers jamming with native men in a jungle.
Good footage of variety show held by ENSA.
Novelty cyclist Marie Wilson entertains with balancing tricks and contortions on her bike.
Mario de Pietro and his band play gypsy music.
Marriott Edgar recites entertaining poem "Albert and the Lion".
Pathe celebrates 50 years of cinema with flashbacks from its archive.
Scottish entertainer Peter Sinclare / Sinclair sings about ladies in crinoline dresses.
Peter Sinclare sings about 'Frugal Dougal, Minister of Meanness' and urges us to save.
Presco and Campo entertain with their comedy acrobatic act.
American comedian entertains the troops.
Footage of comedy entertainer Richard Hassett performing impressions of market sales people.
Footage of comedians Ronald Frankau and Renne Roberts chatting in the jungle.
The Brains Trust meet and answer questions spontaneously on camera - fascinating stuff.
Acrobatic act The Four Spallas show us several skilful balancing postures.
The four Oriental Brothers perform their acrobatic balancing act in the studio.
Singing trio The Three Virginians perform 'Roll Out The Barrel'.
Small Eddie does lots of balances on large Eddie's head while they play instruments.
The Two Leslies - Holmes and Sarony - sing and play "Won't it be Wonderful?".
The Two Leslies entertain with jokes and a song about what will happen when war is over.
Footage of the entertainer Tommy Trevor juggling with hoops.
Dogs and puppies being trained for stage work at kennels in Shepperton.
Comedy act Nan Kenway and Douglas Young perform some humorous dialogue.
The famous baritone Bernard Clifton singing 'A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square'.
Footage of Billy Scott Comber and his Mounties singing.
Billy Scott Coomber and His Singing Grenadiers
A look at yearlings at Australian stud farm bought by Bing Crosby +quirky singing horse.
South Wales Boys' Club theatre group perform Welsh song and bit from play 'Hewers of Coal' by Joe Corey.
Jack Warner and Will Fyffe entertain crowds at a Community singing event in Hendon.
Londoners have a jolly time while hiding from the Blitz in a air raid shelter.
St. Charles choir from New South Wales sing the slumber song. Australia.
Midget man marries full-sized woman, circus trapeze artists and a piano playing, singing dog.
Campers in Holland and water-skiers in Florida.
British soldiers march down French road singing "Roll Out the Barrel".
A colony of gypsies on the roof of a New York tenement building sing and watch a girl dance.
The singer Delya sings the 'Hills of Donegal'.
Baritone Dennis Noble sings 'The Phantom Fleet' in the Pathe Studio.
Baritone Dennis Noble sings 'The Little Ships'.
Don Marino Barretto and his Conga Band play 'Tabu' - fabulous! Dupe of NSP 267.
Don Philippe drapes fabric on a lady to create new dresses in lightning time.
Singer Eddie Pola explains the 'Twisted Tunes' and sings a few.
Elsa Stenning singing "Mighty Like a Rose".
Soprano Elsa Stenning sings 'La Paloma'.
Sir Edward Evans introduces George Formby who sings at a shelter concert in London.
Arms factory girl entertains workmates by singing 'The Girl Who Works The Thingummybob'.
Comedians Flanagan and Allen sing "Underneath the Arches" at Kentish Town feeding centre.
Frances Day entertains the 2nd Division troops in Burma.
Teenage soprano, Frank Bird, sings "Bird Song at Eventide".
Baritone Fred Latham sings "The Same Old Story".
Footage of Leslie Henson and other stars rehearsing his Concert Party at Drury Lane, London.
The singer George Elrick sings 'We're Gonna Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line.'
The singer and comedian entertains British troops in France.
George Formby singing "Imagine Me on the Maginot Line".
George Melachrino and his Orchestra perform 'Fools Rush In'.
Baritone singer Gordon Holdom sings 'Here's to the Ladies'.
The radio and variety star Hal Yates sing 'I Hear You Calling Me'.
Very good footage of Harry Roy and his band playing 'Run, Rabbit, Run', London.
Soprano Hella Toros sings 'I Thank You For Your Love' in the Pathe Studio.
Good footage of Gracie Fields talking into camera.
Good item with the famous radio and stage star Issy Bonn telling jokes and singing.
Hebrew comedian Issy Bonn tells jokes and sings sentimental song - dupe of PT 475.
Troops of the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Infantry Regiment sing "It's A Long Way To Tipperary".
Footage of the comedy duo and variety entertainers Jack and Eddie Eden.
Xylophonist Jack Simpson and his sextet play whilst Betty Kent sings upbeat number.
Jack Warner and Jeff Darnell sing 'Just A Pair of Foreign Legionnaires'.
Choirboy Kenneth Barwick of Hereford singing.
Welsh Ladies' Choir of Pontypridd sing "Bells of Abergovy".
Baritone Lance Fairfax sings 'Roll The Clouds Before You'.
Baritone singer Lance Fairfax performs "On Away Awake Beloved".
Baritone Lance Fairfax sings 'The Deathless Army' in the Pathe Studio.
Lyle Evans sings "A Jolly Song" in studio pub setting.
Maisie Weldon does impressions of her own father, Harry and other musical stars of the day.
Malcolm McEachern sings "Spread Your Wings".
Famous Mantovani and his orchestra perform with Stella Roberta and Jack Plant.
Windmill Girls Margaret and Valerie perform tap routine + shots of backstage at Windmill Theatre.
Singer Marilyn Williams performs 'I Can't Love You Anymore' and 'I Don't Know Why I Love You Like I Do.'
Max and Harry Nesbitt perform short comedy routine, before singing 'Georgia Got a Moon'.
Comedian Max Wall tells a variety of jokes, does some impressions and sings a few songs.
Mervyn Saunders, the 'voice of romance', sings and plays piano.
Excellent footage of the Moscow Singer performing 'Comrades'.
Mr Jetsam (of Flotsam and Jetsam fame) sings "Changing of the Guard".
Norman long plays piano and sings "Dustman" and "Working for the Mayor and Corporation".
Bass singer performs 'River, Sing Me A Song'.
Peter Sinclair sings "The Young Laird of Cockpen".
Peter Sinclair sings 'Mothers of the Motherland' about women's roles in the war effort.
Raymond Allen sings "It's Only a Tiny Garden".
Tenor Raymond Allen performs "I heard you singing".
Baritone Raymond Newell sings "Follow the Plough".
Pathe visits Richard Tauber in his home.
Baritone Robert Ashley sings 'Lakes of Killarney'.
Robert Ashley sings 'A Garden in Granada'.
Baritone Robert Ashley sings "Room 504".
Baritone Robert Ashley sings "The London I Love".
Baritone Robert Ashley sings "I'll Walk Beside You".
Tenor Robert Wilson in a kilt sings 'Sylvia'.
Tenor Robert Wilson sings 'Loch Lomond.'
Scottish tenor Robert Wilson sings "Intermezzo".
Footage of Scottish Tenor singing 'I Thought I Heard You Singing.'
The comedian Ronald Frankau sings 'I Wrote a Love Song'.
Singers Sam Costa, Hughie Diamond and Alice Mann perform their latest hits.
Baritone Sidney Burchall singing 'The Gay Highway'.
Baritone Sidney Burchall singing 'The Lord Mayor's Coachman'.
St David's Singers singing 'Zion's Children'.
African traditional dancers performing at new amphitheatre style stadium.
The choir boys of St Charles, Waverley in Australia sing 'Ave Maria'.
Baritone Sydney Burchall dressed as a soldier sings 'The Lady From Armentieres'.
Baritone Sydney Burchall sings a song of the sea called 'The Skipper'.
The baritone Sydney Burchall sings 'Song of Empire'.
Baritone Sydney Burchall sings patriotic song 'This Is Worth Fighting For'.
Sydney Burchall remembers British soldiers who died in Med in song "Bells of Malta".
Baritone Sydney Burchall sings "I Travel the Road".
The Three Canadian Bachelors sing "Nellie Dean". No soundtrack.
Flotsam and Jetsam sing morale boosting song with shots of bomb damage in London.
Singing trio The Three Canadian Bachelors perform 'We're Sick and Tired of Hillybillies'.
The Three Aspidistras perform songs in deadpan operatic style.
The trio of singers the Three Ginx sing 'Tin Tan Tally Ho'.
Virginia Dawn sings of 'Six Lessons With Madame La Tonga' in a South American way.
WAAF Angela sings "I heard you singing" , accompanied by band sergeant Frederick Jackson.
Variety stars Walsh and Barker sing 'It's Still Being Done'.
Suave male due, Walsh and Barker, sing "I'll Get By As Long As I Have You".
Footage of the singer Marian Anderson singing 'My Country 'tis of Thee' in Washington.
A mynah bird is interviewed and a parrot sings 'Rockabye Baby'.
Footage of young men singing 'John Brown's Body'.
A church choir sing 'Silent Night'.
Child singing star Petula Clerk at school and at play + performing in studio.
Pianist Mark Hambourg plays some Beethoven for an audience.
Yugoslavian quire singing about Stalingrad.
Comedians Richard Hearne and Yvonne Ortner marry in London. Leslie Henson is best man.
Comedian Albert Whelan sings "The Love Bug will Bite You" and "I belong to Glasgow".
Comedians Bennett and Williams perform a routine as air raid wardens.
Bennett and Williams do comedy sketch about Home Guard + play tune on strange instruments.
Cyril Fletcher tells us some jokes and recites a poem about Hilda Hose.
Cyril Fletcher tells tall stories and comic poetry.
Florence Desmond shows us her farm in Essex, Flanagan and Allen work as land girls.
George Doonan performs a comedy routine where he seems irresistible to women.
Comedian George Doonan performs a routine in the Pathe studios.
George Formby's charity show to raise £40,000 for bomb victims.
Comedian George Robey looks at his 'Naughty Biography' in his dressing room - 1945?
Comedians Haver and Lee perform routine involving anti-love pills.
Haver and Lee perform a comedy routine.
Comic and beautiful ice skating entertains New Yorkers at Madison Square Gardens.
Jack Lorentz does impression of Syd Walker, we see him at work for gas company in Camden.
Comedian Joe Termini plays the violin and banjo and does some funny business along the way.
A look at what amuses people at different ages.
MacGregor and West perform comedy sketch about an old woman using her lover.
Comedians MacGregor and West do sketch set in a matrimonial agency.
MacGregor and West perform a comedy routine set in a doctor's surgery.
Comedian Max Miller and friend working on building site.
Good footage of the comic duo of McGregor and West dressed as old women.
Item showing comedy sketches, photographs and one of Hitler's speeches in negative.
Item showing comedian Arthur Askey playing about at home. Sussex Downs.
Item showing comedian Lupino Lane at home in Windsor, Berkshire.
Cavanagh impersonates of Cyril Fletcher, Howard Marshall, Stuart Hibbard, Churchill + Monty.
Nice item with the radio performer and comedian Richard Goolden.
Item about riddles and bad jokes, with cartoons by Joe Noble.
Comedian Robb Wilton plays J.P. Muddlecomb in sketch about new cut price court.
Rollo, Earl and Carole perform daring feats on roller-skates - from PT 460 (?).
Soldiers in first British Army Pageant put on show called "Salute the Soldier".
Horse racing at Santa Anita, California.
Comedian Cyril Fletcher recites a poem about a man who gave his cold to war workers.
Comedian Dougie Young shows he is a talented cartoonists, he draws his partner Nan Young.
Comedian Cyril Fletcher and wife Betty Astell christen their daughter Jill in Welwyn.
The Avant Brothers perform their comical acrobatic act in the Pathe Studio.
Tommy Handley poses for sculptor Whitney Smith and visits Madame Tussaud's.
Item with the comedian Will Collinson.
Will Mahoney and friends perform a flag waving song 'It's Up To You' - no soundtrack.
Warden and West (aka Biddy and Fanny) - comedy drag act from Windmill Theatre
Dancer Veronica Evans beats her own record by doing 8,000 high kicks one after the other!
Impressionist Afrique 'does' Maurice Chevalier, George Bernard Shaw and Hitler.
Alfredo Campoli and Reginald King play the latter's composition of 'Autumn Sunshine'.
Mannequins model the latest in bathing costumes.
A model shows off the latest one-piece sun suit.
A good item about fortune telling with playing cards.
Footage of impersonator Carl Carlisle doing impersonations of the stars.
Stories in this item include a pressing machine in Australia and the latest fashions for women.
Bizarre item about strange impractical inventions.
Cynthia the acrobatic dancer demonstrates her skills.
Good footage of the singer Dan Donavon singing 'Me Old Clay Pipe'.
Good footage of the dancing trio the Dancing Dudes.
Dancers Draper and Lindon perform an exhibition waltz in the studio.
Eddie Pola introduces and sings some well-known tunes that sound alike.
Edward Cooper plays the piano and sings about 'Women's Silly Hats' of 1938.
Eric Woodburn in a dramatised version of how Rouget de Lisle wrote The Marseillaise.
Baritone Eric Woodburn dressed as a cowboy sings 'Texas Dan'.
Comedy trampolinist Ernest Dillon does a routine showing the morning after the night before.
Felix Mendelssohn's Hawaiian Serenaders play 'String Harmony' in the Pathe Studio.
Good footage of Felix Mendelssohn with his Hawaiian Serenaders.
Great version of 'In The Mood' played Hawaiian style by Felix Mendelssohn's Serenaders.
Choirboy Tommy Criddle sings "Passing By", accompanied by Andrew Fenner on organ.
Frank Marx and Iris perform their balancing and juggling act with Russian (?) commentary.
Fred Sylvester does some clever lifting, balancing and tumbling with his 'nephew'.
Baritone Gerald Nodin entertains us with a song about a country man.
Good footage of the famous ballroom dancers Gold and Cordell dancing.
Gray, Austin and Worth entertain us with their humorous juggling act.
Footage of Hal Swain and Swing Sister playing 'Smile When You Say Goodbye'.
An item showing Harry Hemsley, child impersonator, trying to do a conjuring trick.
Harry Roy and his band play 'Basin Street Ball' in casual and evening dress! From NSP 343.
Good footage of Harry Roy and his band the Ragamuffins.
Conjurer Howard De Courcy does some tricks with hoops and half crowns.
Illusionist Howard De Courcy does tricks with newspaper and rope to aid the salvage drive.
Weightlifter Tom Inch demonstrates his strength.
Jack Simpson and his Beachcombers play a medley of Hawaiian music.
Billiard player demonstrates how to perform some of the more trick shots.
Nan Kenway and Douglas Young do sketch set in a pub with Leslie Bridgemont.
Film demonstrating how stamps can be used to send affectionate messages.
The Leslie Jeffries Trio play 'Spring Song', 'William Tell' and 'Invitation To The Waltz'.
Good footage of character impersonator Leslie Strange demonstrating his skills.
Leslie Weston tells some jokes then sings a comic song about the prayers of well-known people.
Good item showing what a woman's chemical make-up consists of.
Chinese juggler Ma Fu spins a metal gong on the end of a pole and his finger.
Quirky item about what happens to human body when it walks, lots of girls in swimsuits.
Mantovani and his Radio Orchestra play 'A Violin In Vienna'.
Mantovani and his Octette play the sentimental tune 'When Our Dreams Grow Old'.
Footage of dancer Margaret and Guy demonstrating their skills.
Mario De Pietro plays 'Jealousy' on his mandolin.
Good footage of musician Mario Lorenzi playing the harp.
Footage of lady juggler Mariora giving a demonstration of her skills.
The dance act the Marquis Trio demonstrate their skills.
Comedy act of two men in drag as old women in Victorian costume - no soundtrack.
Very funny item compares a visit to the grocer's in peacetime and wartime.
Sheet music that sounds the same whether read right way or wrong way up.
Two women model home-made versions of the latest 'dog collars' and chokers.
Educational film about sound and hearing.
Paul Rico and His Mexicans play a traditional Mexican tune on accordions.
Pianist Peggy Desmond plays a medley of jazz tunes in the Pathe Studio.
Peggy Desmond plays 'Yours' and 'When We're Home, Sweet Home Again' plus animation.
A look at family life of violinist Albert Sandler, he then performs Schubert's "Serenade".
Peter Mike Coates does impressions of celebrities, including Cyril Fletcher and Churchill.
Informative item about light with backstage shots of Pathe studios and diagrams by Joe Noble.
Item about man carrying out or being the victim of practical jokes.
A brief history of the everyday puzzle.
Quiz game where everyday objects are mimicked by woman's hand.
Memory game about the contents of lady's handbag.
Reginald King on piano plays his own composition of 'Murmurs of Spring'.
Pianist Reginald King and string quartet play 'The Minuet' - from NSP 371.
Organist Reginald Stone plays 'Rosita' on the electric organ.
Richard Hassett does impressions of market traders selling their wares.
Robert Ashley sings "Lights of London".
The baritone Robert Ashley sings 'Absent Friends'.
Tenor Robert Wilson sings 'Hail Caledonia' in traditional Scottish costume.
Robert Wilson sings 'I Dream Of Jeannie With The Light Brown Hair' - from NSP 438
American double male and female double act - Ross and Bennett.
Rudy Starita plays a Mozart tune on the vibro-harp - no soundtrack.
Footage of Sandy Macpherson playing the organ.
The musician Sid Millward plays with his band the Nitwits.
Item about signatures and autograph books.
Variety star Stanelli plays 'Alice Where Art Thou ?' on his violin.
Baritone Sydney Burchall sings patriotic anthem "Britain All The Way".
Sydney Burchall sings "The drover".
A brief history of British taxes.
A little girl has tea with ballerina Nina Tarakanova in the dancer's Knightsbridge flat.
Teddy Brown and his band play 'We Must All Stick Together' in the studio.
The latest styles of swimsuits are modelled in the studio.
Girl dance act The Exquisite Three perform fast tap routine - dupe of NSP 166.
Leslies Holmes and Sarony entertain with a song called 'Don't You Know There's A War On?'.
The Waldorf Brass Quintet plays 'A Perfect Day'.
Footage of the acrobatic trio the Three Matas demonstrating their skills.
History of telescopes includes a look at some modern and powerful examples - no soundtrack.
Accordionist Toralf Tollefsen (Tollefson) plays 'Invitation to the Waltz'.
Dance act Sid Tracey and Bessie Hay entertain us with a graceful routine in the Pathe Studio.
Van Straten and His Orchestra perform 'I'll Send You My Love Letter'.
The Vancouver Boys' Band plays a march in the Pathe Studio on a visit to Britain.
Excellent item about women's obsession with her waist over the years.
Quirky but informative item about water, includes some animated diagrams.
Odd film showing different kinds of weights and measures.
Footage of a ladies choir from Wales singing 'In A Welsh Air'.
Item about the skin of the human body.
Item traces the origin of some popular names and their meanings.