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  1. George Formby’s Grand Gesture

    Date released
    19 Jun 1941
    Series name
    Pathe Gazette
    Issue no
    41/49
    NoS ID
    098836
    Story no
    1 / 7
    Extras
    1 film clip, 1 commentary sheet, 1 shot list

    George Formby at a concert announces that he aims to raise £40,000 for relief of distress. Formby sings: "Sitting on the sofa George".

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  2. Rolling rock is here to stay - or is it? (1981)

    Genre
    Music

    Rolling Rock is Here to Stay - or is it? Presented by Pete Reeves. Opening music (George Formby singing Blackpool Rock) only, and that incomplete.

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  3. Memorial Unveiled to the Late George Formby

    Date released
    23 Oct 1922
    Series name
    Pathe Gazette
    Issue no
    922
    NoS ID
    082825
    Story no
    4 / 6
    Extras
    1 film clip

    Father of the more famous George Formby.

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  4. George Formby Entertains the Troops

    Date released
    2 Nov 1939
    Series name
    Pathe Gazette
    Issue no
    39/86
    NoS ID
    097521
    Story no
    4 / 5
    Extras
    1 film clip

    George Formby sings "Have you ever heard this one?" and "Swinging along with the boys of the New Brigade" with audience participation.

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  5. George Formby’s Great Charity Concert

    Date released
    26 Feb 1940
    Series name
    Pathe Gazette
    Issue no
    40/17
    NoS ID
    097763
    Story no
    2 / 4
    Extras
    1 film clip, 1 commentary sheet, 1 shot list

    George Formby gives his last performance before leaving for France - for the dependents of men of the Fleetwood fishing fleet. And the title is "Imagine me in the Maginot Line".

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  6. News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell, with contributions from Sir Malcolm Campbell and Alan Howland: Comedian to Jockey

    Date released
    17 Oct 1938
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    489
    NoS ID
    009324
    Story no
    11 / 12

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: George Formby Rides at Northolt. DESCRIPTION: George Formby rides at Northolt. SHOTLIST: George Formby, the comedian, rides "Lucky Bert" in a pony steeplechase. He weights in and kisses...

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  7. Movietone’s News - Reported by Lionel Gamlin: The World Pre-Occupied with Food

    Date released
    9 Oct 1947
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    957A
    NoS ID
    014703
    Story no
    5 / 7

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: George Formby Visits Australia. DESCRIPTION: VISITOR TELLS AUSTRALIA PARCELS APPRECIATED - On arrival in Sydney George Formby thanks Australians for the food parcels they have sent to...

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  8. Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Joad & Formby as Beauty Judges

    Date released
    2 Sep 1946
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    900
    NoS ID
    014012
    Story no
    3 / 6

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Sunday Dispatch Bathing Beauty Contest. DESCRIPTION: The National Bathing Beauty Contest at Morecambe had Dr Joad and George Formby as the judges. The winner was June Rivers of...

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  9. Movietone’s War Time News described by John Snagge (Courtesy of the BBC): Strange Affair in the Maginot Line

    Date released
    25 Mar 1940
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    564
    NoS ID
    010723
    Story no
    6 / 6

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: George Formby With the BEF. DESCRIPTION: George Formby entertains the troops with ‘When I’m Cleaning Windows’ and ‘Sitting on a Mine in the Maginot Line’. SHOTLIST: George...

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  10. Beauty on Parade

    Date released
    1 Sep 1952
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    1213
    NoS ID
    018026
    Story no
    7 / 7

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Beauty on Parade. DESCRIPTION: The judges at the bathing beauty contest at Morecambe were George Formby, now looking fit again, Charles Eade, Editor of the Sunday Dispatch and that...

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