• Short Summary

    The decline of the barrel organ in Amsterdam since the war.

  • Description

    Amsterdam, Netherlands.

    M/S Windmill with sails pan right to shot of barrel organ in square. Man holds out his cap and takes money. C/U figures on barrel organ and inside the mechanism that supplies the music. C/U Organ grinder turning the handle. M/S woman stands by barrel organ and pan right to canal.

    M/S two men working on the organ. A man puts pipe into the organ (Gysbert Perlee who has been making organs for 30 years). Picks up one of the figures and places her back on the organ. M/S 2 men working on the organ. Good shot of barge coming down canal.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    35.14
    Media URN:
    2127
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:52:00 / 01:34:21:00
    Canister:
    CP 042

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