• Short Summary

    Musician Starita plays unique instrument: the octa-vibraphone.

  • Description

    Part of GOING GAY issue.

    Pathe Studios, London.

    Rudy Starita, musician, with his new Octa-Vibraphone. Various shots of Starita playing instrument that looks like a glockenspiel. The instrument is mechanised, the bars tip up and down to create more notes. Plays dreamy sounding music. According to narrator, the octa-vibraphone is "the only instrument of its kind in the world".

    During the performance there is a montage of shots showing sunsets and clouds drifting across the sky.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1250.10
    Media URN:
    42167
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:25:00 / 01:15:51:00
    Canister:
    NSP 96

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