[78-L] George Formby Recording studio film

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Sun Apr 17 10:43:10 PDT 2011

Just about any modern DVD player can be hacked to play PAL. Some of the $30 
ones at WalMart don't even need hacking.


On 4/17/2011 1:38 PM, Thomas Stern wrote:
> There are many, perhaps all of Formby's films available in the UK.
>    http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Ddvd&field-keywords=george+formby+&x=16&y=19
> Don't forget, if you are in the US/Canada you need a DVD player capable of handling R2/PAL recordings.
> Best wishes, Thomas.
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> [mailto:78-l-bounces at klickitat.78online.com]On Behalf Of Julian Vein
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> Mark Bardenwerper wrote:
>> On 4/17/2011 10:44, Steve Ramm wrote:
>>> I realized it is FEATHER YOUR NEST.    It also includes his "Leaning on the Lampost". I HIGHLY recommednd this film.
>>> Steve
>>> Quote from a post I found on the Internet:
>>> It starts with George working in a record factory.A crooner sings "Leaning On A Lampost" Crosby style at a recording
> session.The recording is made on a wax disc which George manages to break.He secretly makes a replacement in his inimitable
> style.So the comedy arises from the fact that the studio bosses do not know that the change has been made. this film also has a
> satirical swipe at the jerrybuilding of houses in the 1930s suburban housebuilding boom in London.It is an entertaining film but
> one which few people have seen for many years.
>> Here he is cutting a record!
>> http://www.videosurf.com/video/george-formby-leaning-on-a-lamp-post-57144613
> ================
> Pity teacher Jesterartaud, who lauds Formby's praises can't spell or
> type properly and spell Will Hay's name correctly!
>          Julian Vein

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