Charles Austin  (1877-1944)
Last updated: 22.10.21
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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Charles Austin
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif I've Only Been Married a Week Charles Austin (words & music)
C. Austin (perf. by)
 
This list is arranged by composer and contains 23 songs sung 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
         
sm15.gif Ah-Ho! (1911) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif I'm Much Better Looking (1911) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif I've Only Been Married a Week (1911) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif If I Ever Go Wrestling Again (?) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif Mr. Perkins? (?) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif Ouh, Oh (1911) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif Parker at the Derby (1921) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif Parker at Wembley (1925) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif Parker P.C. (1930) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif Parker P.C. on Cofronation Day (?) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif  Parker P.C.: Hold 'em Police Station Scene (1910) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif Parker P.C.: Let 'em go Police Station Scene (1910) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif Parker's Appeal: Before the Tribunal (1918) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif Parker's Appeal: Wanted for the Army (1918) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif Parker's Christening (1921) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif Parker's Progress: Cosmopolitan Club Raid Scene; (1910) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif Parker's Progress: Swell Street Police Station Scene (1910) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif Poor Parker (1930) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif Ugh Ooh (1911) Charles Austin C. Austin (perf. by)
sm15.gif Coronation Walk (1902), The Maxwell Barrett(w&m) C. Austin (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Silly Billy (1903) Maxwell Barrett(w&m) C. Austin (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif  It's a Bright Look Out! (1902) George Le Brunn Edgar Bateman (words)
C. Austin (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Look at Me Looking at You (1901) W.H. Wallis F.E. Terry (words)
C. Austin (perf. by)
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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. by)
Parker P.C.: Let 'em go Police Station Scene 1910 C. Austin (perf. by)
Parker's Progress: Cosmopolitan Club Raid Scene; 1910 C. Austin (perf. by)
Parker's Progress: Swell Street Police Station Scene 1910 C. Austin (perf. by)
Ah-Ho! 1911 C. Austin (perf. by)
I'm Much Better Looking 1911 C. Austin (perf. by)
I've Only Been Married a Week 1911 C. Austin (perf. by)
Ouh, Oh 1911 C. Austin (perf. by)  youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
Ugh Ooh 1911 C. Austin (perf. by)
Parker's Appeal: Before the Tribunal 1918 C. Austin (perf. by)
Parker's Appeal: Wanted for the Army 1918 C. Austin (perf. by)
Parker at the Derby 1921 C. Austin (perf. by)
Parker's Christening 1921 C. Austin (perf. by)
Parker at Wembley 1925 C. Austin (perf. by)
Parker P.C. 1930 C. Austin (perf. by)
Poor Parker 1930 C. Austin (perf. by)
If I Ever Go Wrestling Again ? C. Austin (perf. by)
Mr. Perkins? ? C. Austin (perf. by)
Parker P.C. on Cofronation Day ? C. Austin (perf. by)
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Oh (1911 Ouh 2:44 Charles Austin C. Austin