The use of the everlasting seltzer syphon, although they use this trick in a new way and make it good for laughs.
The act has the conspicuous virtue of being made up of real musicians.The trio in "one" just before the close, using the violin, 'cello and a flutelike instrument, would have made a delightful straight number. The violinist, however, insisted upon "mugging."
Bells are concealed about the coats of the two men and in an imaginary conversation the excited gesticulations of the pair result in sounds fairly representing a popular Italian song.
Binns, Binns and Binns get away from most of the familiar tricks of comedy musical combinations.
Variety 1:3 (19/01/1907)