By the participants of JP4 at St. Vincent de Paul Residence
Legs - they're showing off their legs.
Different shoes !
Black and red, one is white, and another is grey too.
One this way, and that another.
There are 10 legs behind a curtain
There are more than 10.
They are at the Manoel Theatre - that dates to Grandmaster Vilhena's time.
There are 5 girls
with small feet- pretty feet - with no veins
Today there's no difference - male or female
They're on stage.
There's the Ghost behind the curtain. No there are 10 girls.
Shirley Temple has turned 96 years old
The director is in the audience
The audience is coming to watch the show
They come from England - that's where most of them come from.
The lads are lifting them up - they have nothing else to do
They come to Malta
Laurel & Hardy - now he would need someone to lift him up !
They're playing hide & seek
Only legs - sitting or standing.
Perhaps they're dancing the Samba.
Later they will go for a drink at a bar.
A beer from the Blue Beer Bar
Beer is what they drink.
There was the Vernon - on top of Castille
In the evenings there were dances
In the morning, old people would get their pension from there
Mine was in the Navy - we used to get paid from the Vernon.
Opposite there was a Grocer, next to St. James - the Naafi.
I had bought my Kenwood Mixer from there - 26 M. Lira.
Mannarino in Valletta sold ice cream for 6 pence.
Barmaids used to make a living
My uncle was a waiter.
Is-saqajn - qed juru s-saqajn
Iz-zraben differenti !
Suwed u Homor u wiehed abjad, u wiehed gris ukoll
Wahda hekk u l-ohra hekk.
Hemm 10 saqajn wara purtiera.
Hemm iktar minn 10.
Qeghdin il-Manoel Theatre - dak ta zmien Vilhena
Toto kien idahhaq.
Hemm 5 tfajliet
saqajhom zghar u sbieh - bla vini.
Illum mhemmx nisa u rgiel.
Saqajn ta ragel ikunu differenti.
Hawn fuq il-Palk qeghdin.
Hemm il-Hares wara l-Purtiera. Le hemm 10 tfajliet.
Shirley Temple ghalqet 96 sena.
Id-direttur qieghed fl-udjenza
In-nies ser jigu minn kullimkien ghax-xow.
Jigu minn l-Ingilterra - minn hemm l'iktar li jigu.
Qed jirfughom il guvintur - xejn m'ghandhom x'jaghmlu
Laurel & Hardy - Dak irid min jerfa lilu.
Qed jilghabu Noli
Saqajn biss - bilqeghda jew bilwieqfa.
Forsi qed jizfnu s-samba.
Wara imorru jixorbu xarba go Bar
Birra minn ghand Blue Beer Bar
Ghax birra jixorbu l-iktar.
Kien hemm il-Vernon - fuq Kastilja
Filghaxija kienu jizfnu
Filghodu kienu ihallsu l-pensjoni lix-xjuh minn hemm.
Kien fin-Navy tieghi - konna nithallsu mill-Vernon.
Faccata kien hemm il-Grocer, hdejn is-St. James Ta' Naafi.
Minn hemm xtrajt Kenwood - 26 Lira !
Mannarino tal-Belt, 6 pence kien il-gelat !
Il-Barmaids kien jaqalaw il-flus
Kelli z-ziju waiter.