mary pickford

mary pickford

"I hate to say 'Goodnight'!" ... "Buddy" Rogers and his Band (1935)

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Please activate the HD function(1080/720p) before watching the video or watch it with a larger type player (in 480p) This video features another elegant English recording, this time from the mid 1930s.... The band featured is the orchestra of Charles "Buddy" Rogers (1904-99) who was an actor as well as talented band leader and singer... He started out in the era of silent movies and - famously - starred opposite Clara Bow in "Wings"... He made the transition to talkies and also became a popular band leader... In 1937 he married silent film legend Mary Pickford and they remained husband and wife until the latter's death in 1979. Buddy Rogers died in 1999. "I hate to say 'Goodnight'" was featured in the 1935 British production "Dance Band".... The video features sequences of England and London in the 1930s... About the record : Decca F 5681./ mx. G.B. 6948 London, 1935 Record in excellent condition, This record was recorded with an Ortofon Om78cartridge and stylus as well as 78rpm phono preamp. The restoration was done as truthfully as possible.