• Short Summary

    Baritone Lance Fairfax sings 'Danny Boy' in the studio.

  • Description

    Titles read: "The NEW EMPIRE REVIEW NOW PRESENTS - One of music's sweetest melodies, the 'Londonderry Air' - composed long ago by an old fiddler - has been enshrined in the hearts of Irish Folk the world over. Words have been added, and today we know it as - "DANNY BOY" - Now hear it sung by LANCE FAIRFAX the famous Australian Baritone (at the piano Rene Cook)."

    Pathe Studio, London.

    On a set dressed to look like a drawing room we see baritone Lance Fairfax in white tie and tails, standing beside the grand piano and singing 'Danny Boy'. A group of people in evening dress sit and stand around listening.

    Shots are intercut showing scenic views of the countryside.

    Note: parts of this item are out of synch and will need to be adjusted if used.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1620.05
    Media URN:
    51760
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:34:00 / 01:08:06:00
    Canister:
    PSP 815

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