Montage of stills and film footage celebrating Bela Bartok's life.
Hungarian commentary, documentation on file.
GV. Hungarian scenic shots of mountainous countryside. MS. Of Bela Bartok in trilby smoking a cigarette in a pre-war flashback. VS. In his work room at the Academy of Science in Budapest, shows his old phonograph and his writings. MS. Zoltan Kodaly seated in his library remembering Bartok SOF. MS. Bela Bartok looking at a violin. MS. Of Bartok on still photograph looking over rail of ship in 1940 when he went to America, as a protest against Fascism. GV. New York in 1940 from under the Brooklyn Bridge. VS. Scenes in New York in 1940 with a still photograph of Bela Bartok superimposed over. MS. Exterior of Medical Arts Centre Hospital in New York. Entrance to Ferncliffe Cemetery. VS. Stone plaque with the name of Bela Bartok 1881 - 1945.