Leader, Daniel Melsa
Conductor, Eric Fogg
Joan Boulter (pianoforte)
Gordon Jacob 's Uncle Remus suite is drawn from a ballet performed by the Vic-Wells Company a few years ago and based, of course, on the book by Joel Chandler Harris which long ago inspired some short piano pieces by Edward MacDowell.
The stories of the animals-Brer
Rabbit, Brer Fox, Mr. Bear, and the rest-and their amusing pranks are told to a small boy by Uncle Remus, who is portrayed musically in a short prelude reminiscent of a Negro spiritual. After the little boy's dance come scenes and characters from the stories, while the finale gathers together in waltz time several of the tunes associated with the animals.
Presented by Harold Ramsay
Roping in Cicely Courtneidge
Claude Dampier and Billie Carlyle
(Popeye, the Sailor)
The Four Aces
Rusty and Shine
Four Famous Organists:
Robinson Cleaver and Harold Ramsay
Continuity and special lyrics by Phil Park
Produced by Leon Pollock from the Union Cinema, Kingston-on-Thames
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