Good footage of the variety stars at the Trocadero Restaurant in London.
Full titles read: "LONDON'S CLUBS AND CABARETS. Charles B. Cochrans's `Revels in Rhythm' at the Trocadero Restaurant, London."
Intertitle reads: "London after dark and Mr Cochran's Young Ladies are stepping out in style to Annette Mills melodies."
L/S of the stage curtains opening. Very good M/S of a stage hand backstage turning the handle to open the curtains. L/S's of the girls tap-dancing onto the stage wearing frilly long dresses.
Intertitle reads: "And with the `Young Ladies' Miss Nina Mae Mckinney."
L/S's of the singer Nina Mae Mckinney singing `Bring Back the Charleston'.
Intertitle reads: "The Hazel Mangean girls - shows what it means to have no backbone to trouble you." M/S of woman standing on two chairs which are supported by two other girls. She leans backwards and arches her back to the extent that she can pick up a handkerchief with her teeth off the ground ! Several more shots of the dancers wearing very skimpy costumes dancing on top of briefcases. Brief M/S's of the audience seated at tables drinking wine whilst watching the entertainment.
Good L/Ss of Wilson and Keppel dancing Egyptian style wearing skimpy tunics. L/S's and M/Ss of the Hazel Mangean Girls performing on stage. One of the women walks onto the stage on her hands. They perform several acrobatic somersaults in their long flowing dresses. Very good footage of Wilson, Keppel (still in Egyptian costume) and Betty dancing on stage, intermixed with a performer backstage zipping a mask of a black man. The finale sees numerous men dressed in smart suits, top-hats and tails and face masks tap dancing.
Duplicate of Wilson, Keppel and Betty section in Turns Can 20 - see separate record for details.