ANNE ZIEGLER AND WEBSTER BOOTH

ANNE ZIEGLER AND WEBSTER BOOTH
ALL MATERIAL ON THIS SITE IS MY COPYRIGHT. DO NOT COPY IT FOR ANY PURPOSE WHATSOEVER WITHOUT OBTAINING MY PERMISSION! Webster Booth (tenor - 1902-1984) and Anne Ziegler (soprano - 1910-2003) were best known in Britain as duettists on the Variety circuit from 1940 to 1955. During that time they rose rapidly to fame and were frequently heard and seen on radio, records, television, film and stage. Besides this Variety Act, Webster Booth was one of the foremost tenors of his generation and continued to sing in numerous oratorios throughout his career on the Variety circuit. Join The Golden Age of Webster Booth-Anne Ziegler and Friends on Facebook.

Monday, January 22, 2007

FILM APPEARANCES

FILM APPEARANCES IN THE UK AND SOUTH AFRICA.

THE MIKADO, 1926
D'Oyly Carte Company, in which Webster Booth appeared as a chorister under his birth name of Leslie W. Booth. Incongruously this film was in hand-mixed colour and silent.

THE INVADER 1934
The film starred Buster Keaton and Webster played the part of a troubadour. A collage of stills from The Invader.


FAUST FANTASY, (film) started shooting on 5th December 1934 and released in 1935.
The film opened at the Curzon Cinema. Anne and Webster starred as Marguerite and Faust in this colour film, with Dennis Hoey as Mephistopheles.

THE ROBBER SYMPHONY 1935
Directed, partly written and music composed by Friedrich Feher.
Webster, with Oscar Asche, Magda Sonja, and George Graves.


Webster, dragging a piano through the snow, in 'The Robber Symphony' Posted by Hello


SUNSHINE AHEAD 1937
Webster Booth, George Baker, Jack Payne and his band and other performers,

SATURDAY NIGHT REVUE, 1937
Webster Booth, with Billy Milton, John Watt, Jimmy Hanson, Sally Gray, Mary Jerrold, Billy Reid and his band, John Reynders and the BBC Orchestra

DEMOBBED (Mancunian) 1944

Anne and Webster (special guests), with Norman Evans, Nat Jackley, Dan Young, Betty Jumel among others

WALTZ TIME 1945
Gainsborough Pictures

Waltz Time 1945 Posted by Hello
With Webster Booth & Anne Ziegler

Webster and Anne in the film "Waltz Time" (1945) Posted by Hello
Peter Graves, George Robey, Albert Sandler, Thorley Walters,
Harry Welchman, Wylie Watson, John Ruddock
Richard Tauber


Anne and Webster as strolling players in 'Waltz Time', 1945. Posted by Hello

THE LAUGHING LADY
(film) 1946
Gainsborough Pictures

'The Laughing Lady' trade poster. Posted by Hello

The Laughing Lady, 1946 Posted by Hello
AZ, WB, Felix Aylmer, Francis L Sullivan and Peter Graves
The ball scene in the film, 'The Laughing Lady', 1946. Posted by Hello

'The Laughing Lady' (1946) Posted by Hello

THE STORY OF GILBERT AND SULLIVAN
, 1953
Robert Morley, Ian Wallace, Owen Brannigan, Harold Williams [and voices of Webster Booth, Elsie Morrison, John Cameron]

A BED FOR ZANDILE 1959
Empire Films, South Africa
Webster as doctor in film to promote Santa (fight against Tuberculosis) with Minoria Mnisi.

LORD OOM PIET
(Jamie Uys) 1962
Anne and Webster appeared as guest singers in this South African film. Jamie Uys, Bob Courtney, Arthur Swemmer

KIMBERLEY JIM 1963
Webster played cameo role. With Jim Reeves, Clive Parnell, Madeleine Usher

KING HENDRIK (Emil Nofal) 1965
Webster played cameo role of British ambassador.

JEANNIE C