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Len Spencer and Gilbert Girard.

Issue Number/Label:

8089: Edison Gold Moulded Record

Year of Release:



Stream cylinder 7434:

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Stream cylinder 8057:

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Year of release from "Performers Who Remade Two-Minute Edison Cylinders," by Jim Walsh, Hobbies (Oct. 1965).


Edison Gold Moulded Record: 8089.


Re-recordings by Len Spencer and Al Holt (1905); Len Spencer and Gilbert Girard (1907); Len Spencer and Al Holt (1907); and Len Spencer (1908). All five recordings released with same cylinder number.


Comic dialogue.

Local Note:

Copy 2 is a possible alternate take.

Personal Name:

Spencer, Len, 1867-1914.

Personal Name:

Girard, Gilbert, approximately 1868-

Original Item Location:

Special Coll., Performing Arts - Cylinder 7434

Original Item Location:

Special Coll., Performing Arts - Cylinder 8057 (copy 2)


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