Jim Davidson and his Royal Palais Orchestra

Record sleeve featuring a photo of musical conductor Jim Davidson. Text reads: "Jim Davidson and his new Palais Royal Orchestra" have recorded exclusively for Regal - Zonophone"
Title:
Jim Davidson and his Royal Palais Orchestra
NFSA ID:
359305
Year:
1933
Category:
Access fees

Jim Davidson and his New Palais Orchestra were one of the leading dance bands in Australia in the 1930s, recording for Regal Zonophone. This record sleeve serves promotional purposes, both for Davidson, and for two other records released that same year (containing music from popular films of the time).

Jim Davidson and his new Palais Royal Orchestra have recorded exclusively for Regal - Zonophone.

 G21717 (available in the NFSA collection, title: 197474)
"Sufffle Off to Buffalo" (Fox Trot)
"42nd Street" (Fox Trot)
The two big hits from Warner Brothers Vita-phone production 42ND STREET

G21718 (available in the NFSA collection, title: 197475)
"Pink Elephants" (Comedy Fox Trot)
"I'll Do My Best to Make You Happy" (Fox Trot, from 'SAY IT WITH MUSIC')
Two of the season's most popular numbers

 

Regal Zonophone, Made in Australia by Columbia
Caution: Regal Zonophone Records are manufactured under the following patents: Australian Patent No. 18909, dated 19th October 1923. New Zealand Patent No. 52657, dated 19th October, 1923. They are only licensed for sale at authorised prices, and for private performances."