Victor matrix MVE-56900. Busy fingers / Leon Navara

TitleSource
Busy fingers (Primary title)Bradley
Columbia-Victor Gems (Series title)U.S. Copyright Office files
Leon Navara (Alternate title)Victor ledgers
Authors and ComposersNotes
Leon Navara (arranger)
Composer information source: Victor ledgers.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Leon Navara (instrumentalist : piano)Takes 1-2A.
William H. Reitz (instrumentalist : traps)
Columbia Pictures (Motion picture production company)
  • Description: Motion picture soundtrack : Piano solo, with re-recording from record (takes 1-2A); Disc to wax transfer (takes 3 and 3A)
  • Master Size: 16-in.
  • Title Note: ADP editors believe that the film titled "Leon Navara" in Victor ledgers is that which was released as "Busy fingers."
Notes
Ledgers (takes 1-2A): "Wm. Reitz (traps) called for this picture"; "Record BVE-51753 (Victor Orchestra—'Spring, beautiful spring') used at opening and closing of picture." It is not confirmed that Reitz performed on this master.
Use of "Western Electric system" noted in Victor ledgers.
Ledgers note this master as "reel 1," but it appears to be a single-reel short.
Victor ledgers: "Audible." The soundtrack for the reel includes dialogue and/or closely synchronized sound.
Source(s): Victor ledgers.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
10/9/1929 Camden, New Jersey. Church Bldg. 1 Unknown
10/9/1929 Camden, New Jersey. Church Bldg. 1A Unknown
10/9/1929 Camden, New Jersey. Church Bldg. 2 Unknown
10/9/1929 Camden, New Jersey. Church Bldg. 2A Unknown
10/15/1929 Camden, New Jersey. Church Bldg. 3 Unknown
10/15/1929 Camden, New Jersey. Church Bldg. 3A Unknown

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix MVE-56900. Busy fingers / Leon Navara," accessed March 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800027837/MVE-56900-Busy_fingers.

Victor matrix MVE-56900. Busy fingers / Leon Navara. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800027837/MVE-56900-Busy_fingers.

"Victor matrix MVE-56900. Busy fingers / Leon Navara." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 March 2021.

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