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    New NAAFI piano, London.

    Several shots of man pulling apart old NAAFI (Naval Army and Air Force Institute) piano. It is in quite a state with worn keys and broken strings. The man pulls out the keys and the hammers. M/S of man pressing pedals with hand, one appears to be jammed. M/S of panel being pulled out. L/Ss of Alfred Knight demonstrating the new NAAFI piano. He places a glass on the sloped sides on top of instrument, it slides off and smashes on the ground (obviously designed to prevent members of the armed forces spilling drinks on piano). The piano has copper edges and plastic coated ivories and the front is armoured in solid brass (to make it kick proof).

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    34625
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1293.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:29:00 / 01:26:29:00
    Canister:
    NP 364
    Sort Number:
    NP 364
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Fashion & Music War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Piano.
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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