• Short Summary

    Felix Mendelssohn and his band play "Farewell to Thee", includes some Hawaiian dancing.

  • Description

    Part of issue JACK AND JILL.

    Pathe Studios, London.

    Various shots of Felix Mendelssohn and his Hawaiian Serenaders performing traditional-sounding South Seas number (might be called "Farewell to Thee"). Felix plays the steel lap guitar which, with a ukulele and a xylophone, adds Hawaiian flavour to the music. All the musicians wear vaguely Hawaiian costume with garlands of flowers. Various shots of girl dancer in grass skirt wiggling about in front of tropical island backdrop.


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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1546.22
    Media URN:
    49668
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:05:00 / 01:46:10:00
    Canister:
    NSP 322

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