Armand Ménard (alias Dranem, a reversal of his last name) performs a little number entitled "Five O'Clock Tea" (although it is in French and it isn't subtitled, unfortunately). If you ever wondered about the vaudeville origins of performers like Maurice Chevalier, Dranem was a singing celebrity many years earlier. One in a series of Phonoscenes (an early sound process) directed by Alice Guy.
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What a character! Alice Guy captures this strangely wonderful performance by Armand Ménard, who sings and waddles around the stage with infantile charm. Does he have talent? Not sure, but he's fun to watch, getting by on chutzpah alone. As someone with a growing interest in the history of vaudeville, I particularly enjoyed this little gem.