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  • Description

    Performance of a mildly humorous song by the St. David's Singers.

    Introductory intertitle reads: "Once upon a time a Composer made up a song of musical phrases and ejaculations - a jest of note so to speak!"

    The story title follows the above: "Today Pathe Pictorial presents the famous Welsh Choir - the St David's singers in their harmonious translation of same."

    Camera pulls back to show the St David's Singers with a pianist and conductor in the foreground. They sing something apparently called "Italian Salad". As they sing their song the camera slowly moves closer. C/U of six members of the choir.

    C/U of a piece of sheet music. L/S of the choir, the camera again moves away. C/U of the sheet music - the next page.

    C/U of one of the singers as he sings: "Bravo, Bravissimo!" More shots of the choir as they complete their song. The conductor turns to face the audience and bows.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51275
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1594.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:14:00 / 01:19:18:00
    Canister:
    PSP 747
    Sort Number:
    PSP 747
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Fashion & Music
    WorkSpaces
    Culture in Translation: The Case of British Pathe News Archives that make use of translation
  • Stills

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

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