• Short Summary

    LIEUTENANT RAYMOND BARTLETT OF THE U.S. AIRFORCE HAS BEEN RELIEVING THE BOREDOM OF LESSONS FOR?

  • Description

    LIEUTENANT RAYMOND BARTLETT OF THE U.S. AIRFORCE HAS BEEN RELIEVING THE BOREDOM OF LESSONS FOR THAI SCHOOL CHILDREN BY GIVING CONCERTS OF BAGPIPE MUSIC. THIS IS OFFICIAL UNITED STATES DEFENCE DEPARTMENT FILM.

    THE CHILDREN ARE RECEIVING LESSONS IN ENGLISH FROM UNITED STATES AIRMEN STATIONED AT KORAT IN THAILAND. LIEUTENANT BARTLETT IS ATTACHED TO THE U.S. AIRFORCE 533 RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON AT KORAT AS THE UNIT'S COMBAT INFORMATION CENTRAL OFFICER AND TO FLY AERIAL RADAR MISSIONS.

    LIEUTENANT BARTLETT, WHO IS OF SCOTTISH DESCENT, FIRST BEGAN PLAYING THE BAGPIPES THREE YEARS AGO WHEN HE WAS AT COLGATE COLLEGE IN NEW YORK. HE IS NOT YET AN EXPERT, BUT THE SCHOOLCHILDREN ARE ENJOYING THEIR FIRST EXPERIENCE OF TRADITIONAL SCOTTISH PIPE TUNES. THE MAIN INSTRUMENTS OF THAILAND MUSIC ARE FLUTES, XYLOPHONES ON DRUMS AND THE SCOTTISH BAGPIPES HAVE A WIDER RANGE OF SOUND THAN THEIR EASTERN COUNTERPARTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACZTZSPBXG3ST8BZAQTH2DES5I
    Media URN:
    VLVACZTZSPBXG3ST8BZAQTH2DES5I
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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