• Short Summary

    Percussionist Jack Simpson and his sextet band play own jazz composition "Spooks".

  • Description

    Part of issue POINTS AND PINTS.

    Pathe Studios, London.

    Various shots of percussionist Jack Simpson and his sextet band (comprising of double bass, accordion, piano, guitar and violin). Simpson plays the glockenspiel. They perform one of Simpson's own compositions, a jazzy number called "Spooks". Tune is illustrated by various spooky shots superimposed over musicians. Shots include people screaming, animations of ghosts dancing and a woman in bed being woken up by man wearing a sheet (very unintentionally funny).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1570.29
    Media URN:
    50417
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:21:00 / 01:57:20:00
    Canister:
    NSP 405

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