• Short Summary

    Soprano Elsa Stenning sings 'Ma Curly Headed Babby'.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Pathetone - presents - ANOTHER POPULAR ARTIST, FROM ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, COVENT GARDEN - ELSA STENNING - THE AUSTRALIAN NIGHTINGALE".

    London - probably Pathe Studio.

    Various shots of soprano Elsa Stenning in an evening dress singing 'Ma Curly Headed Babby', intercut with shots of an African-American baby in the arms of his mother and men working in cotton fields - the song is a sort of Negro Spiritual.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1180.05
    Media URN:
    40662
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:19:00 / 01:10:53:00
    Canister:
    PT 450

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