• Short Summary

    Famous organist Reginald Foort shows off the wonders of the BBC theatre organ.

  • Description

    St. George's Hall, London.

    The Wizard of the Organ, Reginald Foort, plays three tunes on the BBC Organ.

    After playing for a while Reginald turns round and explains about the wonders of the BBC organ. He shows us the foot pedals and the various stops. CU of various parts of the organ.

    He makes the organ sound like a symphony orchestra (Quick cut away to show image of orchestra). We hear it sound like a Church organ (cut away to show exterior of Church or Cathedral). We hear a solo oboe, a clarinet, drums, chimes, various odd sounds. He makes is sound like a piano. He then goes on to play a tune. We see a piano - its keys are being depressed without a player.

    Music continues as End Titles come up.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1226.11
    Media URN:
    41783
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:42:00 / 01:20:27:00
    Canister:
    NSP 37

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