• Short Summary

    Footage of man with missing fingers playing piano with new device.

  • Description

    Australia (?).

    Titles read: "FINGERLESS PIANIST - Here's a really novel idea from 'down under' invented by an ingenious fellow who lost his fingers."

    M/S of two men at piano. One man plays briefly. The other man leans against piano, he clearly has a numerous fingers missing from his left hand. He tells the man that he can play a bit himself. The sat down one looks quite surprised given the state of his hand. The man pulls out a metal tube with prongs on it. He sits down and plays a piece of music with the aid of the device which he simply holds in hands whilst the prongs hit the correct keys.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1604.21
    Media URN:
    51473
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:50:00 / 01:37:54:00
    Canister:
    PSP 778

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