• Short Summary

    Wild West cowboy quartet perform camp fire ballad, 'Sleepy Rio Grande'.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Pathetone now has pleasure in presenting. Those famous troubadours of the prairie ... Carson Robinson and his pioneers re-creating the languor and dreamy romance of the Southland".

    Pathe Studios, London.

    Wild West Cowboy quartet consisting of female vocalist, two banjo players and a guitarist. Various C/Us of the group as they perform ballad, 'Sleepy Rio Grande'. Performers all wear traditional cowboy clothing, set looks vaguely like they are sitting around a camp fire. Song is in close harmonies, with a warbly whistling interlude by one of the men.

    Pathetones end titles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1144.05
    Media URN:
    39730
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/12/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:19:00 / 01:11:50:00
    Canister:
    PT 353

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