DONALD NOVIS IN AUSTRALIA - 1951
1. Australia’s Hour of Song [2UE] Introduced by Len London, compered by Dick Fair with Leo White at the piano & his musical group. It’s A Grand Night For Singing [Rodgers & Hammer-stein} singalong/ Trees [Otto Rasbach & Joyce Kilmer] Donald Novis/ Dear Donegal [Graham] Donald Novis/Charmaine [E. Rapee & I. Pollack] Donald Novis; 2. Continuation for ‘Australia’s Hour of Song’ Medley of songs: Memory Lane [DeSylva, Conrad & Spier]; When You Wore A Tulip [Wenrich & Barber]; Peggy O’Neil [Trad. Irish]; Girl of My Dream [I Love You] [S. Clapp] Donald Novis with Leo White accompaniment, & Dick Fair talking; 3. Jan Rubini & His Ensemble. Compered by Barton Brown; Softly, Now The Light of Day [Von Weber]; Jan Rubini introduction, song by Donald Novis/ Where Ere You Walk [G.F. Handel] Donald Novis/ Minute Waltz [F. Chopin]/ Ensemble/ Flow Gently, Sweet Avon [Shakespeare & Schubert] Donald Novis/ Closing Theme; 4. Jan Rubini & His Ensemble Compered by Barton Brown. Softly, Now, The Light of Day [Von Weber] Donald Novis/ Who Is Sylvia? [Schubert & Shakespeare] Donald Novis Minuet [I. Paderewski] Ensemble/ Charmaine [E. Rapee & I. Pollack] Donald Novis/ Under The Leaves [F. Tomek/ Closing Theme; 5. The Guardsmen on Parade radio show 1951. The Guardsman On Parade Theme/ Santa Lucia [Trad.]/ Sleep My Princess [W.A. Mozart]/ Dearie (You’re Much Older Than I) [Bob Hilliard & D. Mann] / I Heard A Forest Praying ] De Rose & Lewis]/Theme [Bonus selection by support act to DN in Australia]
*The Sweethearts of U.S.A* – Monogram Pictures 1940.
Starring Una Merkel, Parkakarkus [AKA Harry Parke], Donald Novis, Lillian Cornell, Teala Loring (as Judith Gibson) Joel Friend, Cobina Wright, Snr., Georgann Smith, Marion Martin, Ralph Sanford, Vince Barnett, Joe Burnett, Joe Devlin, Jack Baxley, Joe Kirk and Edmund Cobb. Original songs composed by Charles Newman & Lew Pollack. We’re The Ones; Hold Onto You Hat; You Can’t Brush Off A Russian; All,The Latin I Know Is ‘ Si Si’. Sweethearts of The USA by Lew Pollack and Joe Goodwin. Directed by Lewis D. Collins (as Lee Collins. Written by Mary Sheldon, Sherman Loewe and Arthur St. Claire. Features the working Orchestras of Phil Ohman, Jan Garber & Henry King.