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"Captivating Performances: A Glimpse into the World of Artistry" Step back in time to Ronnie Scott's iconic jazz club in London, 1994

Background imagePerforming Collection: Norman Wisdom / Rank

Norman Wisdom / Rank
NORMAN WISDOM British slapstick comedian on film, stage and TV

Background imagePerforming Collection: Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks (1906 - 1985), American silent film actress and dancer Date: 1928

Background imagePerforming Collection: Ira Aldridge / Aaron

Ira Aldridge / Aaron
IRA FREDERICK ALDRIDGE known as THE AFRICAN ROSCIUS American actor playing the part of Aaron in Shakespeares Titus Andronicus

Background imagePerforming Collection: Elvis Presley / Guitar

Elvis Presley / Guitar
ELVIS PRESLEY American pop singer, guitarist and actor in musical films, seen here with his guitar

Background imagePerforming Collection: Edith Piaf Photo

Edith Piaf Photo
(born Edith Giovanna Gassion) changed name to Piaf (= slang for sparrow): popular French singer

Background imagePerforming Collection: Giovanni Bottesini

Giovanni Bottesini
Italian bass-player

Background imagePerforming Collection: Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley performing rites at his temple, with followers knelt before him

Background imagePerforming Collection: Band of the Coldstream Guards marching past Buckingham Palace during the rehearsal for Trooping

Band of the Coldstream Guards marching past Buckingham Palace during the rehearsal for Trooping the Colour, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imagePerforming Collection: Shirley Temple / Birthday

Shirley Temple / Birthday
SHIRLEY TEMPLE American child star of of 1930s, offering a birthday greeting

Background imagePerforming Collection: Shirley Temple / Fox Films

Shirley Temple / Fox Films
SHIRLEY TEMPLE American child star of the 1930s

Background imagePerforming Collection: Sophia Loren / Postcard

Sophia Loren / Postcard
SOPHIA LOREN Italian film actress, in a glamorous pose

Background imagePerforming Collection: Al Jolson / Jazz Singer

Al Jolson / Jazz Singer
AL JOLSON in The Jazz Singer

Background imagePerforming Collection: Cuban paintings, Havana, Cuba, West Indies, Central America

Cuban paintings, Havana, Cuba, West Indies, Central America

Background imagePerforming Collection: Shirley Temple / Cake

Shirley Temple / Cake
SHIRLEY TEMPLE American child star of the 1930s, tucking into her birthday cake

Background imagePerforming Collection: Laurence Olivier / Signed

Laurence Olivier / Signed
(Sir) LAURENCE OLIVIER British actor of stage and screen

Background imagePerforming Collection: Errol Flynn / Robin Hood

Errol Flynn / Robin Hood
ERROL FLYNN Irish-American film actor as Robin Hood in The Adventures of Robin Hood, with Olivia de Havilland as Maid Marian

Background imagePerforming Collection: Errol Flynn / Warner

Errol Flynn / Warner
ERROL FLYNN Irish-American film actor, best known for his swashbuckling roles

Background imagePerforming Collection: Irish Dancers

Irish Dancers
A crowd watching girls performing traditional Irish dancing at Killybegs, County Donegal, Ireland

Background imagePerforming Collection: Flea Circus

Flea Circus
An advertisement for Professor Likontis wonderful Roumanian Fea Circus

Background imagePerforming Collection: Four ballerinas on a music sheet

Four ballerinas on a music sheet
Four ballerinas depicted on a music sheet, performing The Celebrated Pas de Quatre, composed by Jules Perrot, as danced at Her Majestys Theatre, London, on 12 July 1845

Background imagePerforming Collection: The Famous Astaires by Nerman

The Famous Astaires by Nerman
Caricature of brother and sister dance act, Fred and Adele Astaire by Nerman during the time of their successful run in Stop Flirting at various London theatres during the mid 1920s

Background imagePerforming Collection: Ginger Rogers / Astaire

Ginger Rogers / Astaire
GINGER ROGERS American film actress and dancer, dancing with Fred Astaire

Background imagePerforming Collection: Grace Kelly / Postcard

Grace Kelly / Postcard
GRACE KELLY American film actress, seen here in an elegant dress

Background imagePerforming Collection: Danny Kaye / Rko Radio

Danny Kaye / Rko Radio
DANNY KAYE American entertainer of stage, screen and television Date: 1913 -

Background imagePerforming Collection: Anna Pavlova / Programme

Anna Pavlova / Programme
ANNA PAVLOVA Russian ballet dancer

Background imagePerforming Collection: Joseph Grimaldi Clown

Joseph Grimaldi Clown
JOSEPH GRIMALDI 1778 - 1837 As a clown in the pantomime of Mother Goose. " Sir, I ll just trouble you with a line"

Background imagePerforming Collection: Circus Elephant / Trainer

Circus Elephant / Trainer
A circus elephant and his trainer, Miss Cornak, who also has a little dog on a lead to show how versatile she is

Background imagePerforming Collection: Ginger Rogers / W Way 1931

Ginger Rogers / W Way 1931
GINGER ROGERS American film actress and dancer Date: circa 1931

Background imagePerforming Collection: Paul Newman / Postcard

Paul Newman / Postcard
PAUL NEWMAN American film actor Date: 1925 -2008

Background imagePerforming Collection: Paganini Kings Theatre

Paganini Kings Theatre
NICCOLO PAGANINI The virtuoso violinist performing at the Kings Theatre, London, in June 1831

Background imagePerforming Collection: Vesta Tilley / Piccadilly

Vesta Tilley / Piccadilly
VESTA TILLEY Music hall entertainer, best known for her male impersonations, singing Algy, the Piccadilly Johnny (with the little glass eye)

Background imagePerforming Collection: Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin
CHARLIE CHAPLIN (Sir Charles Spencer) English comedian and actor

Background imagePerforming Collection: Jeff Chandler

Jeff Chandler (Ira Grossel) (1918 - 1961), American film actor

Background imagePerforming Collection: Ellen Terry / Kent Home

Ellen Terry / Kent Home
Dame ELLEN ALICE TERRY English actresss home, Small Hythe, near Tenterden, Kent Date: 1912

Background imagePerforming Collection: James Dean / Warner Bros

James Dean / Warner Bros
JAMES DEAN American film actor Date: 1931 - 1955

Background imagePerforming Collection: Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks (1906 - 1985), American silent film actress and dancer

Background imagePerforming Collection: Group photo, Jubilee Singers of Fisk University, USA

Group photo, Jubilee Singers of Fisk University, USA
Group photo of the Jubilee Singers of Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. They were an African-American a cappella ensemble who toured

Background imagePerforming Collection: Nijinsky, Karsavina

Nijinsky, Karsavina
He sweeps Karsavina off her feet during the Oiseau de feu (the Firebird) during the Saison Russe at the Chatelet Theatre, Paris

Background imagePerforming Collection: Anna Pavlova

Anna Pavlova (1881 - 1931), Russian ballet dancer as the Dying Swan in a performance of Swan Lake'. Date: 1912

Background imagePerforming Collection: Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) cubs playing, Vosges, France, May

Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) cubs playing, Vosges, France, May

Background imagePerforming Collection: Fulton Mackay and Sprocket, filming in Cornwall

Fulton Mackay and Sprocket, filming in Cornwall
The actor Fulton Mackay (1922-1987) and Sprocket, filming the TV series Fraggle Rock at St Anthonys Lighthouse near Falmouth, Cornwall

Background imagePerforming Collection: Wombwells Poster

Wombwells Poster
A poster from Bostock and Wombwells circus, featuring Madame Jumbo, performing horses and various other beasts, birds and reptiles. Date: Late 19th century

Background imagePerforming Collection: Meat Loaf in concert, Penwith, Cornwall

Meat Loaf in concert, Penwith, Cornwall
Meat Loaf in concert at the Penwith Rock Festival, Cornwall. Date: 1983

Background imagePerforming Collection: U. S. Marine Corps Drum and Bugle Corps performing

U. S. Marine Corps Drum and Bugle Corps performing
February 27, 2007 - U.S. Marine Corps Drum and Bugle Corps perform during the Marine Corps Battle Color Ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona

Background imagePerforming Collection: James Doughty, oldest clown in England

James Doughty, oldest clown in England
James Doughty of Brighton, at the time of this photograph the oldest clown in England, about to celebrate his 94th birthday. Seen here in costume with two of his performing dogs

Background imagePerforming Collection: Feline Bell-Ringers 1875

Feline Bell-Ringers 1875
These five cats have been taught - entirely by kindness - to ring bells in sequence, though whether they themselves enjoy the sound they make is open to question

Background imagePerforming Collection: Louise Brooks / Song Sheet

Louise Brooks / Song Sheet
Songsheet for Je n ai qu un Amour, c est toi as sung by American film actress LOUISE BROOKS (1906-1985), in the movie Prix de Beaute [FR 1930], which turned out to be her last starring role

Background imagePerforming Collection: Gertrude Lawrence / Sketch

Gertrude Lawrence / Sketch
Gertrude Lawrence, actress




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"Captivating Performances: A Glimpse into the World of Artistry" Step back in time to Ronnie Scott's iconic jazz club in London, 1994. Renowned artist Brian O'Connor captures the essence with his mesmerizing brushstrokes. From Elvis Presley strumming his guitar to Aleister Crowley enchanting the crowd with his mystic presence, each portrait tells a unique story. Transport yourself to 1960 as Brian Foskett immortalizes Paul Chambers, a masterful creator on bass. Meanwhile, Shirley Temple celebrates her birthday at Fox Films, radiating joy and innocence that captivated audiences worldwide. Al Jolson's groundbreaking performance in "The Jazz Singer" echoes through time, forever changing the landscape of cinema. Giovanni Bottesini's virtuosity on the double bass resonates harmoniously within every note he plays. The Band of the Coldstream Guards marches past Buckingham Palace during a rehearsal for Trooping the Colour, showcasing their unwavering dedication and precision. Travel across oceans to Havana, Cuba where vibrant Cuban paintings come alive with color and passion. Sophia Loren graces our postcards as an epitome of timeless beauty and grace. In 1968 London, Joe Morello leaves audiences spellbound with his drumming prowess captured by Brian Foskett's lens. Each click freezes moments that reverberate long after they fade away. These captivating performances remind us of humanity's ability to transcend boundaries through artistry – whether it be music or visual expressions – leaving an indelible mark on our souls.