Category Archives: Film Music

1930s Film Star And Vocialist Marta Eggerth’s 100th Birthday

April 17th is the 100th birthday of 1930s film star and vocalist Marta Eggerth.    She is still with us – and still singing.   The Washington Post has a nice article about the occasion. Here are a few Marta Eggerth YouTube … Continue reading

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Bob Haring & His Orchestra – Two 1929 Film Songs

  “Some Sweet Day” Bob Haring And His Orch Dick Robertson, vocal 1929 (Brunswick 4273) “Weary River” Bob Haring And His Orch Dick Robertson, vocal 1929 (Brunswick 4273) Here are a couple of nice sides by Bob Haring And His … Continue reading

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Jan Kiepura – 1935

“Fair Or Dark I Love Them All”(“Ob blond, ob braun, ich liebe alle Frau’n“) Jan Kiepura 1935 (Parlophone RO 20298 mx Be 11041) “Give Me Your Heart Tonight” (“Schenk’ mir dein Herz heute Nacht“) Jan Kiepura 1935 (Parlophone RO 20298 … Continue reading

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Gems From “Whoopee!”/”The New Moon”

“Gems From Whoopee” Victor Light Opera Company 1929 (Victor 35969-B) “Gems From The New Moon” Victor Light Opera Company 1929 (Victor 35969-A) The Victor Light Opera Company was an ensemble of Victor in-house vocalists performing selections from popular operettas and … Continue reading

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Two Songs From Die Drei von der Tankstelle – 1930

  “Darling” (“Liebling, mein Herz läßt Dich grüßen”) Orquesta Marek Weber 1930 ( Disco Gramofono AE 3682 mx  BDR 8958) “Un Buen Amigo” (“Ein Freund ein guter Freund”) Orquesta Marek Weber 1930 ( Disco Gramofono AE 3682 mx  BDR 8957) Here are … Continue reading

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Harry Jacobson

  “Sweeping The Clouds Away” Harry Jacobson (The Crooning Pianist) 1930 (Edison Bell Radio 1418 mx 89883)   “Any Time’s The Time To Fall In Love” Harry Jacobson (The Crooning Pianist) 1930 (Edison Bell Radio 1418 mx 89825)   Here … Continue reading

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“Alone In The Rain” – Nat Lewis’ Dance Band 1930

  “Alone In The Rain” Nat Lewis’ Dance Band 1930  (Broadcast 565 B)   In my recent posting on Harry Bidgood And His Broadcasters I mentioned that one of the pseudonyms that Bidgood sometimes recorded under for the Broadcast label … Continue reading

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“Where Is This Lady” / “Tell Me Tonight”

“Where Is This Lady” Jack Hylton And His Orchestra; Pat O’Malley, vocal 1932 (Decca F 3224 mx GB 5017)   “Tell Me Tonight” Jack Hylton And His Orchestra; George Barker, vocal 1932 (Decca F 3224 mx GB 5024) I am … Continue reading

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