• Short Summary

    Tenor Bernardi, wearing black make-up and dressed as slave, sings song - 'The Sun Shines Brighter'.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Pathetone now has pleasure in presenting. The famous character singer ... Bernardi in 'The Sun Shines Brighter'."

    Location of events probably Pathe studios in London.

    Various shots of tenor, Bernardi, in dark make-up and costume to look like a Black Slave. He performs song - 'The Sun Shines Brighter' - from a studio set that resembles a corner of a sugar plantation.

    Note: first name of singer unknown.

    Note: item not politically correct, could definitely be interpreted as racist! AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1148.10
    Media URN:
    39837
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:00:00 / 01:21:45:00
    Canister:
    PT 362

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