Maurice Winnick was born in Manchester in 1902, and began to play the violin at the age of seven. At fourteen he was playing in a cinema, and at twenty toured Variety halls throughout the country with his own band. Three years later he .undertook a series of engagements on various liners, and made three complete world cruises. He studied dance music, and took saxophone and clarinet lessons in the United States, although the violin is his normal instrument and the one on which he leads. Returning to England, he began film work with his orchestra simultaneously with the making of the first British talking picture.
Vest-pocket revue exploiting the versatility of Kenway and Young who, entirely unassisted, write all the sketches, say all the lines, sing all the songs, and play all the pianos. Presented by Leslie Bridgmont
Magazine programme devised and presented by Peter Creswell to and about the Royal Navy. Music editor, Harry Bidgood. General editor,
. David Yates Mason. Items include
Esmond Knight with a yarn to spin —Pop-eye the Sailor-Man-Another ' Ports ' episode : the true story of a Naval pon-Make and Mend Chorus-Band of H.M.S. ' Incredible '—The Week's new Number- The Briny Trust.
Produced by Peter Creswell and Peter Watts
Memorial programme to the famous American stage star, Helen Morgan , based on incidents in her life. Script
* by Roy Plomley. Gramophone production by Charles Maxwell. Speaking voice of Helen Morgan portrayed by Diana Ward. Cast also includes Joan Young , Roy Plomley , Macdonald Parke , John Slater , and Eddie Read
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