• Short Summary

    A Cockatoo shows off his talent for singing, dancing and drinking, Melbourne, Australia.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "SPEAK EASY ! - Between ourselves it's a very cocky Cockatoo, living in Melbourne - and this is what the Australian climate has done."

    L/S of a cockatoo sitting on the hand of an elderly gentleman. Several shots of the parrot singing along with the old man performing a 'waltz' on top of the his perch (actually the bird just turns in circles !). C/U of the bird raising it's foot in time to the music the man hums. L/S of the bird with a pipe in it's beak, it raises it's crest several times. L/S of the cockatoo drinking from a small glass.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1068.25
    Media URN:
    37370
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/01/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:58:00 / 01:46:47:00
    Canister:
    PT 146

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