Charles Austin  (1877-1944)
Last updated: 01.06.22
p_austinc.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Charles Austin was English music hall comedian born in London.
His career started as one half of a double act, Lytton and Austin, in 1896. In 1908, he developed a solo act in the character of Parker, PC, an inept policeman first performed at Collins' Music Hall, Islington.From 1910 he recorded a number of comedy sketches as Parker P.C. and set up Homeland Films making several silent short films together with Billy Merson.
he continued to develop Parker, P.C. which became a play, a film and was featured in BBC radio broadcasts.
Austin was "King Rat" of the Grand Order of Water Rats for six years (1912, 1913, 1918, 1927, 1928, 1932).
He died in London.
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     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif I've Only Been Married a Week Charles Austin (words & music)
C. Austin (perf.)
 
This list is arranged by composer and contains 23 works performed by Charles Austin who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m)
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
perf15.jpg Parker P.C.: Hold 'em Police Station Scene (1910) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg Parker P.C.: Let 'em go Police Station Scene (1910) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg Parker's Progress: Cosmopolitan Club Raid Scene; (1910) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg Parker's Progress: Swell Street Police Station Scene (1910) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg Ah-Ho! (1911) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg I'm Much Better Looking (1911) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg I've Only Been Married a Week (1911) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg Ouh, Oh (1911) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg Ugh Ooh (1911) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg Parker's Appeal: Before the Tribunal (1918) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg  Parker's Appeal: Wanted for the Army (1918) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg Parker at the Derby (1921) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg Parker's Christening (1921) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg Parker at Wembley (1925) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg Parker P.C. (1930) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg Poor Parker (1930) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg If I Ever Go Wrestling Again (?) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg Mr. Perkins? (?) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg Parker P.C. on Cofronation Day (?) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf.)
perf15.jpg Coronation Walk (1902), The Maxwell Barrett(w&m) C. Austin (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Silly Billy (1903) Maxwell Barrett(w&m) C. Austin (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg  It's a Bright Look Out! (1902) George Le Brunn Edgar Bateman (words)
C. Austin (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Look at Me Looking at You (1901) W.H. Wallis F.E. Terry (words)
C. Austin (perf.)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 19 works by Charles Austin (1877-1944). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Parker P.C.: Hold 'em Police Station Scene 1910 C. Austin (perf.)
Parker P.C.: Let 'em go Police Station Scene 1910 C. Austin (perf.)
Parker's Progress: Cosmopolitan Club Raid Scene; 1910 C. Austin (perf.)
Parker's Progress: Swell Street Police Station Scene 1910 C. Austin (perf.)
Ah-Ho! 1911 C. Austin (perf.)
I'm Much Better Looking 1911 C. Austin (perf.)
I've Only Been Married a Week 1911 C. Austin (perf.)
Ouh, Oh 1911 C. Austin (perf.)  youtube15.jpg
Ugh Ooh 1911 C. Austin (perf.)
Parker's Appeal: Before the Tribunal 1918 C. Austin (perf.)
Parker's Appeal: Wanted for the Army 1918 C. Austin (perf.)
Parker at the Derby 1921 C. Austin (perf.)
Parker's Christening 1921 C. Austin (perf.)
Parker at Wembley 1925 C. Austin (perf.)
Parker P.C. 1930 C. Austin (perf.)
Poor Parker 1930 C. Austin (perf.)
If I Ever Go Wrestling Again ? C. Austin (perf.)
Mr. Perkins? ? C. Austin (perf.)
Parker P.C. on Cofronation Day ? C. Austin (perf.)
     Title Duration Performer
       
youtube15.jpg Oh (1911 Ouh 2:44 C. Austin