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Slide set: You left me for the limelight (song: Bamforth & Co., 16 slides, 1912)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Intro. with Title
Slide 2
In a hall of dazzling splendour stood a singer young and fair
Slide 3
Her old dad sat unnoticed -- did not share his daughter's pride
Slide 4
Tho' you are the people's idol, empty is your fame
Slide 5
You left me for the limelight, left me without a sigh
Slide 6
Now you're a star in stageland
Slide 7
I carried you so proudly, kissing your baby brow
Slide 8
You're making my heart ache now
Slide 9
To the old man's mind so simple, all the glitter and the glare
Slide 10
She sang a Northern ballad he had taught her as a child
Slide 11
It is I who need forgiveness, I who have been wrong
Slide 12**
You left me for the limelight
Slide 13
Now you're a star in stageland
Slide 14
I carried you so proudly
Slide 15
You're making my heart ache now
Slide 16
Chorus
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
song
Date of first manufacture
1912
Reading or song

Robert P. Weston, Fred. J. Barnes, Maurice Scott, Robert P. Weston, Maurice Scott, You left me for the limelight (London: Star Music Publishing Co. Ltd, 1912)

Collections

1 slide known to exist in private collection

16 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000284

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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