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Singing

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 394 Collections and/or Records:

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 18 April 1898

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.307
Scope and Contents

Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Eugene Stratton, the originator of a quaint Style of Negro comedy, song and dance, Emmie Ames serio comic vocalist, The Fothergills farcical absurdities, The Six Ramoneurs Vienesse Lady vocalists and dancers, Lord George Ayton comedian, Ernestine Fromme dancer, Walter King Character comedian, Bella and Bijou singers. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, Printers, Liverpool. Blue, red and yellow type.

Dates: 18 April 1898

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, Week commencing Monday 16 October 1899

 Item
Reference code: 178R27.238
Scope and Contents

Birkenhead. Tom Leamore comedian, The Four Vampires pantomimists, Major Doyle Lilliputian Comedian, Robert Gilbert’s marvellous troupe of acrobatic dogs, The Three Sisters Slater-song and dance, Jesse Burton baritone and descriptive vocalist, The Vitascope, The 2 Emeralds duettists and expert dancers, Lily Marney Irish Comedienne. Red, blue and yellow type on white background. Printed by S Griffith & Co, Printers, Liverpool.

Dates: Week commencing Monday 16 October 1899

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, Week commencing Monday 23 October 1899

 Item
Reference code: 178R27.239
Scope and Contents Birkenhead. The Marvellous Rikfords, The Eight Eldorado Girls vocalists and dancers, Tony & Frances Ryder -comic bar act introducing the female clown and three trained monkeys, Tom Woottwell loose legged comedian, The New Macs Irish knockabout comedy, Dulcie Laing vocalist and skipping rope dancer, The Dorrells duettists, vocalists and dancers, The Vitascope, Preston and Balmaine Illustrated songs, Duets etc, introducing the latest American Coon songs. Red, blue and yellow type on white...
Dates: Week commencing Monday 23 October 1899

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, Week commencing Monday 30 October 1899

 Item
Reference code: 178R27.240
Scope and Contents Birkenhead. Julie Mackey, Gerald Mount Tyrolean and Descriptive Vocalist, Mark Melfords No 2 Company in ‘Between the turns or My Wife Won’t Let Me’, Sisters Leo characteristic Vocalists and Dancers, Chas. Russell character actor-vocalist, Collons’ troubadours lady vocalists and dancers, The Edison Thomas Vitascope, Nellie Stratton Serio-comic vocalist and dancer, Wilkie Bard character comedian. Red, blue and yellow type on white background. Printed by S Griffith & Co, Printers,...
Dates: Week commencing Monday 30 October 1899

Ben Jackson Collection

 Collection
Reference code: NFA0106
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 16 posters, 2 handbills, 2 programmes and a small amount of business records, trade material and correspondence relating to Ben Jackson's banjo variety act.

Dates: c1903 - 1923

Big Top Variety Show Film, December 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178D17.10
Scope and Contents

Television broadcast of combined variety and circus entertainment, featuring Ronnie Smart presenting the Smart circus, Lulu, Moira Anderson and Charles Aznavour amongst other performers by Thames Television, series 1 on VHS PAL. Sound and colour.

Dates: December 1979

Big Top Variety Show Film, August 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178D17.14
Scope and Contents

Television broadcast of combined variety and circus entertainment, featuring Ronnie Smart presenting the Smart circus, Gladys Night and the Pips amongst other performers, compilation by Thames Television on VHA PAL. Sound and colour.

Dates: August 1979

Bill Barnes Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0172
Scope and Contents

Programmes, posters and photographs mainly related to the Poole family's travelling Myriorama show.

Dates: 1881 - 2017

Bohemian Serenaders Handbill, 1897

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 2: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.229
Scope and Contents

Ladies’ orchestra and Dioramas at St George’s Hall, Burton-on-Trent, 4pp. Printed by A. Fletcher and Sons, Malpas.

Dates: 1897

Capitol Ystalyfera Poster, 10 February 1930

 Item
Reference code: 178R53.39
Scope and Contents

Al Jolson the singing fool, Talkies. Red, blue and yellow type on off white background and yellow border. Printed by Willsons', Printers, Leicester.

Dates: 10 February 1930

Charles Taylor Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0069
Scope and Contents

The Charles Taylor collection is a fine example of Taylor’s of Wombwell printers’ posters, which highlight changes in printing techniques, fashion and taste within the popular entertainment industry. Included are examples of posters for pantomimes, fairs and circuses. The collection also contains handbills and other advertising material.

Dates: c1937 - 1989

Chelsea Palace Theatre Poster, Week commencing Monday 31 August 1931

 Item
Reference code: 178R27.163
Scope and Contents

Shaun Glenville Irish Comedian, Florrie Forde chorus singer, Archie Glen Ben Said the funjuror, The Hearnes, Pauline Crothers and her violin, The London six-Harmony, burlesque, Dancing. Blue and red type on white background. Printed by John Waddington ltd., 108 Albion Road, Stoke Newington.

Dates: Week commencing Monday 31 August 1931

Christopher Palmer Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0105
Scope and Contents

Circus programmes and VHS tapes from Billy Smart’s Circus and Chipperfields’s Circus collected during the 1970s and early 1980s by the TV producer, Christopher John Palmer. There are also a number of promotional photographs of artistes and other ephemera related to the circus.

Dates: 1973 - 1983

Circus Friends Association Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0122
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a large library of books and journals, as well as archival material including posters, programmes, photographs, films, handbills, research material, scrapbooks, original artwork and many other items of ephemera relating to British, Irish and European circuses

Dates: 1795 - 2020

County Borough Of Southport Pier Head Poster, c1940 - 1949

 Item
Reference code: 178R27.241
Scope and Contents

Fred E. Rayne presents The Tonics, Joe Hodson comedian, Rene Rayne soubrette, Helen Allayne musical comedy soprano, Arthur Dixon Pianist Entertainer, Frank Elans entertainer, Mamie Benson The Versatility Girl, Teddie Stanton comedian, Doris Foskett a smile and a song. Red and black type on white background. Printed by ‘Visiter’. Printing Works, Tulketh Street.

Dates: c1940 - 1949

Cyril Critchlow Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0089
Scope and Contents The Cyril Critchlow collection contains programmes, posters, handbills, books and magic journals, many of which relate to shows in Blackpool where Cyril resided and includes material on entertainment venues such as Blackpool’s North Pier, Central Pier, South Pier, Tower Circus and a small collection of programmes from other national venues. Additionally, it contains circus photographs and postcards mainly of the Ohmy Circus and Sanger Circus including individual circus troupes and performers...
Dates: c1837 - 2008

De La Warr Pavilion Poster, c1930 - 1949

 Item
Reference code: 178R27.17
Scope and Contents

Bexhill. Tissington and Craig Productions present Edgar Sawyer in the scintillating Summer Show ‘Moonshine’, Edgar Sawyer comedian, Linda Love soprano comedienne, Bobby Bent Comedian, Yvonne Ford Speciality dancer, Jean Ward Acrobatic dancer, Robert King Baritone, Leo Conriche at the grand piano, Marjorie Yardley piano, Derek Pilcher drums, Doreen Brebner speciality dancer, The Izna Roselli Dancers. Black type on yellow background. Printed by Willsons, Printers, Leicester.

Dates: c1930 - 1949

Duke of York’s Theatre Poster, 23 January c1910 - 1923

 Item
Reference code: 178R36.8
Scope and Contents

Preston Circus Brighton, Ben Jackson, in banjo tricks and banjo comedy, Nellie Delahey, soprano vocalist, Harlow Cleveland, vocalist (late of Mr. Geo, Edwards’s 'Merry Widow Co'). Blue type on white background.

Dates: 23 January c1910 - 1923

Empire Poster, c1930 - 1939

 Item
Reference code: 178R27.21
Scope and Contents

Mountain Ash, South Wales. Henry Milnes Presents the famous Revue ‘Mixed Grill’, Including Joe Hodson, Douglas Ross, Delma & Ray Roller-skating wonders, 8 Patricia Girls, John Terry operatic vocalist, Madge Della, Edith Dene, Lonsdale & Vivian ‘those Pleasant Personalities’. Red and blue type on white background. Printed by Phillips Bros., Theatrical Printers, Aberaman, Aberdare.

Dates: c1930 - 1939

Empire Theatre Poster, c1930 - 1939

 Item
Reference code: 178R27.23
Scope and Contents

Gateshead, Corner of High St and Sunderland Rd. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs with Joe Hodson, Kitty Iris famous BBC Soprano, Renee Rayne Winsome and Dainty, Madame Florettes Snowdrops, Little Molly, Edie Ross, Little Mickey, Bert Richardson juggler, Madame Wanna, Le Fleurette’s famous illuminated Ballet, Winette and her Little Sisters, Bert Thomas Autocratic Comedian. Red and blue type on white background.

Dates: c1930 - 1939