A rare animated record of recently released vaudeville acts from the turn of the century. The five silent motion pictures in this collection feature dance, gesture, burlesque physical culture, but sadly no animal acts. Olio Dumb Act, Alley Oop Sister Act, Baton Twirling Routine, Showgirl at Sundown, Fan Dance.

Filmed in the studio for The Nuns’ Picnic Performance Hill End NSW Australia, December 2004.


Super8 Film Samuel James
Director Julie-Anne Long
Choreography/Performance Narelle Benjamin
Rakini Devi
Julie-Anne Long
Michael Whaites
The Nuns’ Picnic: FILM: Trust and Try! Silent Shorts