• Short Summary

    Young group of boys form a swing band - they perform for the cameras.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "Curiosita Musicali - Quintetto In Miniatura". Italian voiceovered newsreel material.

    Rome, Italy.

    MS The Taddia (or Taddei) Quintet mounting stage - they are Italy's youngest swing group - average age is Six.

    MS They bow to audience. MS Children in audience sitting around.

    CU Large straw hat on boy's back. He turns round to reveal face.

    CU Young Drummer.

    Various CUs of boys playing double bass, rattles, piano accordion, piano.

    CU small girl in audience.

    CU Two small girls in audience. CU More children in audience.

    CU Pianist. MS Track back to show all five players.

    CU Kids in audience. CU Various shots of kids playing 'In The Mood'.

    CU Children clapping.

    Possibly connected with 49/61- MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:46:00 / 01:56:25:00
    UNSO Reel 064 J

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