National Geographic : 1919 Mar
"It's You. Arthur!" ARTHUR FIELDS, the great vaudeville favorite, is a past master at putting the "punch" into popular songs. The illustration is from a photograph taken at the Edison Recording Laboratories and shows Mr. Fields standing beside the New Edison and singing in direct comparison with its RE-CREATION of his voice. This test of direct comparison is an Edison test. It is made by no other manufacturer. Edison recording. In the group surrounding them are several popular Edison artists who happened to be at the Edison Recording Laboratories when this test was made. Among them are Collins and Harlan, world famed sing ing comedians; George Wilton Ballard, the popular ballad singer; Cesare Sodero, Director of Sodero's Band; and Eugene Jaudas, Leader of the Jaudas Society Orchestra. The verdict of this critical assemblage was expressed in the spontaneous ejaculation, "It's you, Arthur." The New Edison has never failed, in similar comparisons, to bring forth a similar verdict. "Menticn The Geographic-It identifies you"