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Lantern Slide - 'South of the Border', Part 2, circa 1939-1956 Reg. No: MM 97322
- Lantern Slide with the song lyrics for 'South of the Border' Part 2. The song lyrics are by Jimmy Kennedy, and it was published by J. Albert & Son, Sydney & Melbourne.
Used by Mr Jack Hayward an entertainer who held community concerts in Sydney suburbs and in Geelong from about 1928 (Lakemba, NSW) to 1939 (Geelong) and then in Geelong for a few years after World War Two. "Community Singing As It Should Be" was a feature of these concerts, which also included other musical items. Community Concerts were held at the Hall of Honour, Yarra Street, Geelong on weekend evenings; his son suggested they continued until the advent of television in 1956. Many of the slides Jack used for the concerts were imported. Mr Hayward was a member of the Royal Navy before he migrated to Australia; he joined the Australian Navy during World War Two.
- Standard format (3¼ x 3¼ inch square) lantern slide, comprising black typescript text printed on white paper mounted between two protective glass cover plates; sealed with black paper binding tape around edge.
- Description Of Content:
- Lyrics to song 'South of the Border' Part 1. Illustration of couple in Mexican dress embracing, with a village well behind them and a full moon above.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Michael Jones, 1990
|Dimensions:||82 mm (Height), 81 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||music, community organisations services, singing, audiovisual technology, still projectors, lantern slides|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Migration Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Secondary Classification:||Performing Arts - Concerts|
|Tertiary Classification:||community singing|
|Inscriptions:||Text: Then she sighed as she whispered 'Manana'/Never dreaming that they were parting.|
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)|
|User:||Jack Hayward, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1928-1956|
|User:||Jack Hayward, Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 1928-1956|
|Publisher:||J. Albert & Son Ltd., Australia, 1939-1956|