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Miss Norah Blaney
A risqué music hall ditty uncovers the pioneering gender-bending ways of 1930s young things
Musical 1932 9 mins
Masculine women and feminine men - it's so hard to tell 'em apart these days! Popular musical hall singer and pianist Norah Blaney performs a ditty about the gender-bending ways of modern young things for the camera in this early sound film.
Blaney was known for her partnership with cellist Gwen Farrar in the late 1920s, performing duets which put an innuendo-laden queer spin on popular (heterosexual) hits.
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