Wilcox later said the film was only a moderate success. Shop chu chin chow selection part 1 chu chin chow selection part 2 10 shellac 78 rpm. Chu chin chow, arguably the first great popular musical of the century and still up there among the 20 longest runners. It was an adaptation of the hit musical chu chin chow by oscar asche and frederick norton the movies title inspired the name of the marvel comics monster fin fang foom. Vci is pleased to present this very rare 1934 british classic, based on the. In a production method which could well be copied for other hardtotrace scores, emi angel has brought together 24 tracks from the original 1916 and the 1934 and 1956 revival casts, to make up the. John collier 1850 1934 souvenir of chu chin chow pre.
Chu chin chow 1934 a slave anna may wong saves ali baba george robey and outwits a robber fritz kortner posing as a mandarin, who is, in fact, dead. And it is no reflection on them to say that chu chin chow is refreshing because it is so unlike the picture they. It has chu chin chow and the american cut down version with less singing called ali baba nights and the last disc is a fritz kortner movie called abdul the damned. Chu chin chow is a 1934 british musical film directed by walter forde and starring george robey, fritz kortner and anna may wong. The film also features music hall acts of the time acts of a type rarely committed to film. All royaltyfree licenses include global use rights, comprehensive protection. Chinese lanterns, bandsmen in chinese costumes, and a chinese background decorating the stage lent an oriental atmosphere to the blue. This issue combines historically important recordings of the original cast from 1916 with lush reorchestrated recordings of a substantial amount of the score from the late 1950searly 1960s. Ali baba, a poor labourer, stumbles across hidden treasure belonging to the forty thieves and reinvents himself as a rich merchant. This film would have been shown in new zealand when i was about 7 or 8 im now 78. Free download of the old british movie from 1934, chu chin chow. The chief thief then assumes his identity and goes to see kassim. The title character is a chinese merchant who is murdered by the thieves.
John garrick and pearl argyle star in the arabian nights film musical. View the full menu from chu chin chow in barnet en4 8hg and place your order online. John garrick 1902 1966 and pearl argyle 1910 1988 star in the. Its a loose retelling of the story of ali baba and the forty thieves done on a huge scale, with large dance scenes, knockabout. Rent chu chin chow 1934 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. But, it pushed boundaries with a scantily clad blythe and bdsm scenes. Art uk is the online home for every public collection in the uk. Internet archive contributor university of california libraries language.
What are the ratings and certificates for chu chin chow 1934. A sound film chu chin chow, with the score intact, was made by the gainsborough studios in 1934, with george robey playing the part of ali baba, fritz kortner as abu hassan, anna may wong as zahrat alkulub and laurence hanray as kasim. Those were the days is a 1934 british film directed by thomas bentley. Watch the latest chu chin chow trailer on video detective. Anna may wong is pressed into song, or at least a salome veil dance. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. I had really hoped it was just chu chin chow with maybe the americanized version and a lot of fun extras on the production or on anna may wong. Under the greenwood tree is a 1929 british historical drama film directed by harry lachman and starring marguerite allan, nigel barrie and wilfred shine. The newly wealthy ali baba also arrives at the palace with his bejewelled wife. Wide selection of chinese food to have delivered to your door. Chu chin chow is a musical comedy written, produced and directed by oscar asche, with music by frederic norton, based with minor embellishments on the story of ali baba and the 40 thieves. Chu chin chow menu, menu for chu chin chow, east molesey. Customers are free to download and save these images, but not use these digital files watermarked by the zomato logo for any commercial purpose, without prior.
Disappointed that her career had been stuck in a succession of oriental vamp roles, she went to europe and accepted an invitation from e. Chu chin chow menu, menu for chu chin chow, east barnet. It is an adaptation of the novel under the greenwood tree by thomas hardy. Hassan assumes chu chin chow s identity and proceeds to the palace in bagdad. Souvenir of chu chin chow par john collier 18501934. Chu chin chow 1934 is one of the best films from anna may wongs british period. The timeworn british stage musical chu chin chow had already been made into a silent picture when this talkie version made its bow in 1934. Overview of chu chin chow, 1934, directed by walter forde, with sir george robey, fritz kortner, anna may wong, at turner classic movies. Chu chin chow is a blackandwhite british musical that is based on the stage musical of the same name. It was an adaptation of the hit musical chu chin chow by oscar asche and frederick norton. Chu chin chow, a distinguished merchant, is killed by a band of thieves led by abu hassan.
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The magnificent chu chin chow of the title and his coterie travelling to baghdad are reduced to dust in double quick time, leading to the imposture by abu hasan and his thieves at the court of kasim baba. Nov 9, 20 john collier 1850 1934 souvenir of chu chin chow. Find out what is the most common shorthand of chu chin chow on. I must have seen thousands of films since, 95% now forgotten but i always remembered chu chin chow and have waited for it in vain on tcm. In the last two years the cinema industry in britain has expanded almost as rapidly as it did in the u. Upload pictures and videos, create with the online. Meanwhile, the leader of the thieves, abu hassan, posing as chinese emissary chu chin chow, has an evil plan to recover his loot and ruin bagdad. Chu chin chow 1934 film wikipedia republished wiki 2. It was based on arthur wing pineros 1885 farce the magistrate and was the first of two hay movies based on pineros plays, the other being dandy dick. George robey plays ali baba in the arabian nights film musical chu. Based on ali baba and the 40 thieves, the film stars. Jan 11, 2016 this video is about chu chin chow promotion. Chu chin chow is based on the tale of ali baba and the forty thieves. Warner chappell, emi music publishing, and 2 music rights societies.
A lavish and oldfashioned musical, 1934 s chu chin chow was one of the bigger english productions of its time, an adaptation of an oscar asche stage show that ran for years. Featuring over 200,000 oil paintings by some 38,000 artists. Dance oriental art classique art gallery english artists pre raphaelite classical art art uk. Watch and download chu chin chow courtesy of jimbo berkey. Dupont director of variety with emil jannings to do piccadilly. Chu chin chow dvd movie compare discount dvd movie.
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To reduce the spread of coronavirus covid19 in new york city, all nypl locations are temporarily closed until further notice. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. Jan 22, 2016 chu chin chow studio cast recording licensed to youtube by wmg on behalf of stage door. Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television m. The webs largest and most authoritative acronyms and abbreviations resource. Original restored version 1934 starring george robey and fritz kortner on dvd and bluray. George robey ali baba, anna may wong zahrat, fritz kortner abu hasan, john garrick.
George robey 18691954 plays ali baba in the arabian nights film. Chu chin chow is a musical comedy written, produced and directed by oscar. The library of congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and makes no warranty with regard to their use for other purposes. Its a cod exotica operetta cobbled from ali baba, once gobbled up by the british vox populi.
Anna may wong center and cast in the motion picture chu chin chow aka ali baba nights. Chu chin chow original, musical, broadway opened in new york city oct 22, 1917 and played through apr 27, 1918. He is, in fact, not who he seems to be but the rascally abu hasan, a robber come to glean information that will enable him to rob his host. One of hundreds of thousands of free digital items from the new york public library. Gloria nord, the skating star of chu chin chow on ice, now running at wembley relaxes on an easy chair by the side of the lake behind the empire pool as still wearing her skates, she is farmed by jennifer russell, who plays the part of a slave girl in the show during an interval today, in todays hot weather. The piece premiered at his majestys theatre in london on 3 august 1916 and ran for five years and a total of 2,238 performances more than twice as many as any previous musical, an astonishing record. What are the ratings and certificates for chu chin chow. Chu chin chow 1934 george robey anna may wong forde.
Translate chu chin chow in english online and download now our free translator to use any time at no charge. On imdb tv, you can catch hollywood hits and popular tv series at no cost. There are some films from that era that stand out in my mind and this is one of them. Chu chin chow is a musical comedy written, produced and directed by oscar asche, with music by frederic norton, based with minor embellishments on the. The setting is themagnificent eastern palace of kasim baba who welcomes the chinese merchant chu chin chow. If you have any questions, or need the bot to ignore the links, or the page altogether, please visit this simple faq for additional information. This film had a new experimental synchronized soundtrack for theaters with sound equipment. Rent chu chin chow 1934 starring george robey and fritz kortner on dvd and bluray. The sets are astounding, probably gossamer but believable. But chu chin chow has also an unusually good story and it is as a tale of adventurous intrigue that the film is most successful. It is primarily remembered as will hays first major screen role. Translate chu chin chow to english online and download now our free translation software to use at any time. This account has reached the download cap, additional downloads subject to. Chu chin chow ran for 5 years in the west end from 1916 to 1921 a record that stood for nearly 40 years.1461 1537 1501 1611 1441 485 1334 1442 126 47 342 1220 1181 1397 755 992 760 1549 67 28 146 627 195 1254 27 795 344 560 1284 593 1429