WILL FYFFE

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Will Fyffe jokes about his first impressions of America. (clip - onsite only)

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Media, communication and the creative industries
  • Music

Genres:

  • Newsreel

Decade:

  • 1920s

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Title: WILL FYFFE

Reference number: 0491

Date: 1929

Production company: Pathe

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.10 mins

Description: Produced by Pathe as an early sound test film, it features Will Fyffe on stage delivering a comic monologue and singing "Twelve and a Tanner a Bottle".

Shotlist: No credits. Shots of Will Fyffe on stage as he performs a comic monologue on a visit to New York (2.56) he sings "Twelve and a Tanner a Bottle" (5.10)