• Short Summary

    Sydney Burchall remembers British soldiers who died in Med in song "Bells of Malta".

  • Description

    Part of issue FINE AND LARGE.

    Pathe Studios, London.

    C/U of a map of Mediterranean. Various shots of Sydney Burchall singing "Bells of Malta". Song is about the war in the Med, specifically concerning Malta and the British soldiers who died there. Sydney's performance is illustrated by shots of island, explosions and of people wandering over Maltese bomb sites. The studio set is dressed to look like a bomb site.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1562.32
    Media URN:
    50173
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:30:00 / 01:58:25:00
    Canister:
    NSP 376

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