It's 1929. The studio gave the cinema its voice gave offered the audiences a chance to see their favorite actors and actresses from the silent screen era to see and for the first time can be heard in a gaudy, grandiose music comedy revue. But also appear actors and actresses from the first 'talkies', stars from Broadway and of course the German shepherd Rin-Tin-Tin. Frank Fay is the host of the more than 70 well-known stars who show various acts.
FROM SHAKESPEARE TO SYNCOPATION! (Print Ad- Buffalo Courier-Express,((Bufalo, NY)) 5 January 1930)
29 December 1929 (USA)
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A Parada das Maravilhas
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(Vitaphone) (Western Electric Apparatus)
Aspect Ratio: 1.20 : 1
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At its New York City premiere at the Winter Garden Theatre, some musical numbers were projected on a larger, wider screen by a system called Magnascope, which had been in occasional use since 1924. See more
John Barrymore, Himself
Ladies and Gentlemen, the soliloquy you're about to hear is from the first part of Shakespeare's Henry the VI, when Richard the III is Duke of Gloucester, before he became King. In it, he not only discloses his own peek on psychology but he also infers that he never will be King unless he destroys his elder relations, one by one. Although it is not clearly indicated in this particular soliloquy whether he does or not, permit me to assure you, that he eliminates them all, with the graceful ...
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aka "A Bicycle Built for Two"
Written by Harry Dacre
Performed by a vocal ensemble See more