• Short Summary

    Lance Fairfax sings the famous ballad 'The Trumpeter'.

  • Description

    Silhouette of soldier playing trumpet.

    Shots of famous baritone Lance Fairfax sings 'The Trumpeter' (possibly by Dix Boosey). The singer is dressed in evening wear and the song has a stirring military theme. Some shots show the pianist.

    Intercut are good shots of British cavalry soldiers charging across a field with sabres drawn.

    The song is based on an incident in the Boer War.

    End titles as music runs over.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1222.06
    Media URN:
    41701
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:21:00 / 01:09:54:00
    Canister:
    NSP 24

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