American comedy team The Jesters impersonate famous singers - dupe of PSP 865.
Titles read: "NOW Pathe Pictorial has pleasure in presenting - THE JESTERS - The famous American Comedy Team in their burlesque of American Broadcasting".
Pathe Studio, London.
The Jesters, three men in evening dress accompanied by piano, give their "Impersonation of a few of the popular American radio stars singing their respective theme songs".
They sing the following numbers: 'When The Blue Of The Night...' in style of Bing Crosby, 'Carolina Moon' in style of Morton Downey, 'You Call It Madness' in the style of Russ (Ross?) Columbo, The Romeo of Song, 'When The Moon Comes Over The Mountains' in style of Katie Smith (?), unidentified song done as 'Scram Sam' (?), 'Marta' in style of Arthur Tracy - "The Street Cleaner" and 'I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You' in the style of The Mills Brothers.
Throughout these numbers other members of the group introduce radio commercials, with suitable puns for, amongst other things, Beechams Pills, Chesterfields, Colgate Toothpaste etc. During the last number, the group also impersonate trumpets playing.
This is duplicate of item in Pathe Sound Pictorial PSP 865 - see separate record for details.