• Short Summary

    Operatic Tenor Beniamino Gigli sings 'Largo' by Handel for an HMV recording.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Now Pathetone adds another famous name to its long list of Distinguished Artists - Beniamino Gigli - The World's Greatest Operatic Tenor. Recording for the first time in England - at Kingsway Hall, London, for "His Master's Voice". (at the organ Herbert Dawson)".

    London.

    Various shots of the opera singer Beniamino Gigli singing 'Largo' by Handel for an HMV record. Several shots show technicians overseeing the recording and adjusting machinery. Some rather fusty looking men sit listening - HMV executives?

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1124.08
    Media URN:
    39147
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1933
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    4k
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:23:00 / 01:15:41:00
    Canister:
    PT 158

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