George Robey making a promotional film

Made:
1932-02-25 in United Kingdom
maker:
Harold Tomlin

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George Robey making a promotional film A photograph of actor George Robey (1869-1954) during the making of a promotional film for the Daily Herald's 'Help the
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A photograph of George Robey (1869-1954) making a film, taken on 25 February 1932 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald.

A photograph of George Robey (1869-1954) making a film, taken in February 1932 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald.

The photograph shows Robey making a promotional film for the Daily Herald's 'Help the Hospitals Contest'. The Daily Herald's widely advertised prize draw had a top prize of £20,000, with the proceeds from ticket sales going to English hospitals. George Robey was one of the most successful music hall stars in the country, and was known as 'The Prime Minister Of Mirth'.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/A05485
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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