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Tommy's Tours

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'Like a magic Concert, hear it whenever you will.'
The Artists will be:
Jean Allistone, Frank Denton, Miriam Ferris, Ord Hamilton, Tommy Handley, Harry Pepper, Stanley Vilven and Wireless Chorus

Tommy Handley has recently been discharged from the Army as a general nuisance.
After listening to our surprise item from King's Cross, which occurred about the same time, he followed this train of thought and decided that the permanent way to success must be along those lines and is considering new means of transport.
As this is a new departure, it is difficult to gauge in what capacity Tommy will arrive on the platform; but after so many signal successes, there is no risk of a breakdown. He himself will be in the van and expressly undertakes to guard against accidents and deliver the goods to all stations.
There were some further points he wanted to run over before being side-tracked, but we pulled the communication cord and brought him to a standstill.

Contributors

Performer: Jean Allistone
Performer: Frank Denton
Performer: Miriam Ferris
Performer: Ord Hamilton
Comedian: Tommy Handley
Performer: Harry Pepper
Performer: Stanley Vilven
Singers: Wireless Chorus

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