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"A Pyre Of Pianos" (1931)

A large pile of old pianos is set on fire in Stroud.

ANONA WINN SINGING 'A PRECIOUS LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE' - 1930

Anona Winn Singing 'a Precious Little Thing Called Love' - 1930 (1930-1939)

A lady singer gives us a...

MINIATURE ORGAN BEING MADE

Miniature Organ Being Made (1969)

Small electric organ being made in factory in Czechoslovakia.

OLD PEOPLE

Old People (1970)

Dance hall where old folk go through various steps. Excellent quality

PIANOLA MAN

Pianola Man (1961)

Gordon Iles is seen making a paper music roll at his factory, then plays it on his...

GERALDO AND HIS SWEET MUSIC

Geraldo And His Sweet Music (1934)

Geraldo and his band perform 'One Morning in May'.

GIGLI, ITALIAN TENOR

Gigli, Italian Tenor (1946)

Cuts from newsreel 46/88 - Italian tenor Gigli sings.

WARSAW ON SUNDAY

Warsaw On Sunday (1970-1979)

Military parade and open air classical music concert in Warsaw.

FUTURISTIC MUSIC AND DANCE IN PARIS

Futuristic Music And Dance In Paris (1964)

Contemporary music and dance in Paris.

FAMILY PARTY

Family Party (1950-1959)

Sing songs and eating and drinking at a family party in a decorated barn.

33,000 POUNDS VIOLIN aka ISAAC STERN PLAYS £30,000 VIOLIN

33,000 Pounds Violin AKA Isaac Stern Plays £30,000 Violin (1947)

Interview with famous...

VICTORIAN FISH BAR

Victorian Fish Bar (1962)

An item about a fish and chip shop decorated with all the trimmings of Queen...

PIANO MUSEUM

Piano Museum (1967)

Automatic pianos are seen in action at Frank Holland's British Piano Museum.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 649 - HORTICULTURAL RESEARCH and PIANO MUSEUM

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 649 - Horticultural Research And Piano Museum (1967)

Cuts (out takes,...

NON STOP PIANIST

Non Stop Pianist (1920)

'Professor' Albert Kemp attempts to break the World record for the longest time...

ALGIERS BOMB

Algiers Bomb (1957)

Many deaths in the bomb explosion in Casino - the latest tragedy in France's Algerian...

LONGEST PLAYING RECORD aka PIANO PLAYING MARATHON

Longest Playing Record AKA Piano Playing Marathon (1959)

Sandy Strickland plays piano for marathon...

GEORGE FORMBY - SINGS

George Formby - Sings "My Little Stick Of Blackpool Rock" (1940)

George Formby sings "My Little...

LONDON BOMB DAMAGE

London Bomb Damage (1941)

Material showing bombed houses in London.

CHRISTIAN DIOR DIES AT AGE OF 52

Christian Dior Dies At Age Of 52 (1957)

Dior talking to lady, placing hat on lady, kissing lady,...

TOY MUSEUM IN GEORGIA

Toy Museum In Georgia (1963)

Various toys exhibited at toy museum in Georgia, Soviet Union.

GERMAN CHILDREN'S PIANO CONTEST

German Children's Piano Contest (1966)

Young German pianists in competition

A LOOK AT JULIETTE GRECO

A Look At Juliette Greco (1966)

French singer Juliette Greco performing on stage and talking into...

THE DANCE BUS

The Dance Bus (1930)

Nice item where people dance to piano music on a bus or charabanc.

BUSKERS

Buskers (1950-1959)

Shots of people playing music in the streets of London.

WOMEN MODELLING

Women Modelling (1920-1930)

Good fashion item - women model latest dresses.

TOMMY TRINDER INTRODUCES JAN RALFINI

Tommy Trinder Introduces Jan Ralfini (1942)

Tommy Trinder plus Jan Ralfini and band who play...

EIGHT PIANO RHAPSODY

Eight Piano Rhapsody (1933)

Good footage of the Eight Piano Rhapsody at the Carlton Cinema, Islington,...

EARL HAIG  aka EARL HAIG AT GARDEN PARTY

Earl Haig AKA Earl Haig At Garden Party (1920)

Earl Haig visits a fete organised by the officers...

MAIDSTONE aka MAN PLAYS PIANO WHILE HOUSE IS DEMOLISHED

Maidstone AKA Man Plays Piano While House Is Demolished (1939)

Footage of man playing a piano as...

GENIUS IN AN ASYLUM

Genius In An Asylum (1946)

Horace Flinders uses music therapy to aid his recovery during his stay at a...

SIX-YEAR OLDS WIN ITALIAN BAND JAMBOREE

Six-Year Olds Win Italian Band Jamboree (1949)

Young group of boys form a swing band competition -...

NEW STYLES IN FURNITURE

New Styles In Furniture (1957)

Fabulous fifties furniture - some crazy items including an Emmett...

HOUSE OF TOMORROW  - beware, there are other items with the same tile

House Of Tomorrow - Beware, There Are Other Items With The Same Tile (1957)

Modern house on...

PIANO MARATHON

Piano Marathon (1951)

Sandy Strickland tries to regain non-stop piano playing record in Bolton,...

NEWS IN FLASHES - MUNICH - GERMAN ROCK 'N' ROLL

News In Flashes - Munich - German Rock 'n' Roll (1959)

Bavarian Rock 'n' Roll Championships in...

RAG ON RIVER

Rag On River (1963)

Two student rags involve sailing strange vessels on river and a piano pushing race.

CROWD SINGING IN PUB

Crowd Singing In Pub (1945)

People singing in pub - VE Day celebrations.

 MINOU DROUET - 8 YEAR OLD POETESS

Minou Drouet - 8 Year Old Poetess (1955)

Minou Drouet, 8 year old French girl who writes poems,...

8-YEAR-OLD BOY MUSIC PRODIGY

8-Year-Old Boy Music Prodigy (1948)

Boy prodigy plays piano, violin, tin whistle and clarinet and...

 TRUMAN'S 67TH BIRTHDAY

Truman's 67th Birthday (1951)

American President Harry Truman plays his new piano - a birthday...

PANDA HOTEL CHILDREN'S SCHOOL

Panda Hotel Children's School (1952)

The Panda Hotel especially for children. London.

RUSSIAN PIANIST VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY INTERVIEWED

Russian Pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy Interviewed (1963)

Famous Russian pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy...

LITHUANIAN BELL TOWER

Lithuanian Bell Tower (1964)

Tune composed for the bells at Lithuanian bell tower.

SYDNEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA INVADED BY CHILDREN

Sydney Symphony Orchestra Invaded By Children (1964)

Children listen to and play the instruments of...

FESTIVAL OF TCHAIKOWSKY MUSIC

Festival Of Tchaikowsky Music (1950-1959)

Pianist Van Cliburn plays Tchaikowsky's piano concerto no. 1 to...

 WORLD CHESS CHAMPION SMYSLOV

World Chess Champion Smyslov (1957)

Shots of Russian chess player Smyslov at home and in...

150TH ANNIVERSARY OF CHOPIN'S BIRTH

150th Anniversary Of Chopin's Birth (1960)

Various celebrations marking 150th anniversary of birth of...

FRENCH COMPOSER - SINGER CHARLES AZNAVOUR

French Composer - Singer Charles Aznavour (1965)

French singer Charles Aznavour in the studio and...

COMPOSER AND SURGEON

Composer And Surgeon (1964)

Russian composer and surgeon playing piano, teaching students and operating.