• Short Summary

    Operatic tenor Alfred Piccaver sings for disabled ex-service men at Queen Mary's Hospital.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "And now Pathetone Weekly presents the celebrated Operatic Tenor Piccaver. Singing to disabled ex-service men at a concert at Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton. (Organised by Stock Exchange War Wounded Entertainment Fund.)

    Roehampton, London.

    Various shots of tenor Alfred Piccaver singing on a stage at Queen Mary's Hospital. Numerous cutaways show men sitting in the audience; some are in beds at the front, some of the others have bandages on their heads or their arms in slings, some sit in wheelchairs. A group of nurses watch too. Unusual shot of Piccaver against a backdrop of the men watching. The men applaud and cheer at the end of the number.

    (Cheering continues over Pathetone end titles.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1048.05
    Media URN:
    37135
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:36:00 / 01:10:06:00
    Canister:
    PT 099

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