• Short Summary

    Five-year-old Frances Laska plays 'The Swallow' on the piano.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Another infant prodigy - From Uncle Sam's land comes Frances Laska - she plays like a master and is just five years old!"

    United States of America.

    The beginning before the girl's playing is Pizzicato by Leo Delibes.

    C/U of Frances Laska; she says she is going to play a piece The Swallow by Friedrich Burgmuller. Various shots show her playing the tune on a grand piano. There is a small box below her feet with pedals attached so she can reach them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1032.04
    Media URN:
    36944
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:48:00 / 01:12:00:00
    Canister:
    PT 063

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