Billy Mayerl, one of the world's most brilliant syncopated pianists, was born in London in 1902. He became interested in jazz after leaving Trinity College of Music and for five years was solo pianist with that dance band so popular with listeners in the early days of radio, the Savoy Havanas.
June Clyde, the beautiful and talented American actress, is twenty-seven years of age. When she made her debut in "Underground Chinatown" in San Francisco she became known as 'the baby Tetrazzini'. Subsequently she toured with the Duncan Sisters in "Topsy and Eva", and her first appearance in London was in 1934 at the Strand Theatre as Jesse James in "Lucky Break". Since then she has become a favourite with English audiences both as a stage and as a film star.
Her first appearance in films was as long ago as 1920, when she was seen in "The Sea Wolf". She has appeared in many screen shows since then, including "The Cohens and the Kellys" in Hollywood, "Back Street", "Hold Me Tight", "Hit the Deck", "Forgotten", "Only Yesterday", "Hollywood Party", "What Price Fame", "Dance Band", "No Monkey Business", and "She Shall Have Music".
A Dancing Lesson and a Demonstration of Steps by Alex Moore and Pat Kilpatrick.
Alex Moore has taught thousands of people to dance with an easy assurance and easy grace previously unknown to them. He and Pat Kilpatrick, his partner, have been described in Europe and South Africa as two of the cleverest exponents of ballroom dancing in the world. As in their previous television programmes, today they will use a chart marked out on the studio floor. Incidentally, Alex Moore is marrying Pat Kilpatrick at the beginning of April.
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