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Vitaphone varieties, Warner Bros. Vitaphone Talking Pictures

Vitaphone varieties, Warner Bros. Vitaphone Talking Pictures
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Main title
Vitaphone varieties
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Responsibility statement
Warner Bros. Vitaphone Talking Pictures
Series statement
Archive collection
Recovered and restored: fascinating early-sound shorts from a bygone entertainment era. Venerable vaudevillians, musical marvels, crazy comics, formidable characters actors. These and other great performers and ensembles from the Warner Bros. vault comprise a dazzling collection of 60 theatrical shorts (1926-1930) that reach across the footlights and decades to delight new generation
Table Of Contents
Disc 1. (17 shorts): The revelers -- The Morrisey and Miller night club review -- Colin & Glass in "Sharps and flats" -- Earl Burtnett and his Biltmore Hotel Orchestra -- Val and Ernie Stanton in "Cut yourself a piece of cake" -- Brown and Whitaker in "A laugh or two" -- Jimmy Clemons in "Dream Cafe" -- Bert Swor in "A colorful sermon" -- Gladys Brockwell in "Hollywood bound" -- Jay C. Flippen in "The ham what am" -- Harry J. Conley in "The book worm" -- Dora Maughan with Walter Fehl in "Song impressions" -- Henry B. Walthall in "Retribution" -- Dick Rich and his Synco-Symponists -- Montague Love in "Character studies" -- Kjerulf's Mayfair Quintette in "A musical melange" -- Val Harris with Ann Howe in "The wild westerner."Disc 2. (17 shorts): Eddie White in "I thank you" -- Marlowe and Jordan in "Songs and impressions" -- Val and Ernie Stanton in "English as she is not spoken" -- Jack Waldron in "A breath of Broadway -- Florence Brady in "A cycle of songs" -- Earl Burtnett and his Biltmore Hotel Orchestra -- Mitchell Lewis in "The death ship" -- Al Lyons and his Four Horsemen in "My musical melange" -- Robert Emmett Keane in "Gossip" -- Born and Lawrence in "The country gentleman" -- The Rangers in "After the round-up" -- Arthur Pat West in "Ship ahoy!" -- Born and Lawrence in "Pigskin troubles" -- Frank Whitman "That suprising fiddler" -- Ann Codee and Frank Orth in "A bird in the hand" -- Bud Harris and Frank Radcliffe in "At the party" -- Harry Fox and his Six American BeautiesDisc 3. (15 shorts): Fred Ardath in "These dry days" -- Jack White with the Montrealers -- Dooley and Sales in "Dooley's the name" -- Oklahoma Bob Albright and his Rodeo Do Flappers -- Charles C. Peterson, billiard champion of fancy shots -- Hobart Cavanaugh, Regina Wallace, and Wayne Gibson in "Sympathy" -- Mel Klee in The Prince of wails" -- Harry Fox and Beatrice (Bee) Curtis in "The bee and the fox" -- Coletta Ryan and Duke Yellman in "Songology" -- The Gotham Rhythm Boys -- "Poor Aubrey" by George Kelly, with Franklin Pangborn, Helen Ferguson, Clara Blandick and Ruth Lyons -- Billy "Swede" Hall & Company in "Hilda" -- "Revival day" with Slim Timblin -- "Niagara Falls" with Bryant Washington and Helen Jerome Eddy -- John T. Murray and Vivian Oakland in "Satires."Disc 4. (11 shorts): Jans and Whalen in "Two good boys gone wrong" -- Carlena Diamond, harpist supreme -- "Trifles" -- Anderson and Graves in "Fishing around" -- "Surprise" with Tom Dugan and Barbara Leonard -- "What a life" -- "Thanksgiving Day" -- "Pack up your troubles" with Douglas Stanbury and the Lyric Quartet -- "She who gets slapped" with Tom Dugan -- Betty and Jerry Browne in "Let's elope!" -- Joe Frisco in "The songplugger."
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