• Short Summary

    Operatic tenor Thomas Burke sings two songs for disabled ex-servicemen at Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton.

  • Description

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

    Roehampton, London.

    Various shots of tenor Thomas Burke in tailcoat, singing on a stage at Queen Mary's Hospital. A man accompanies him on the grand piano (clearly labelled 'Chappell' on the side.) Several cutaways show the disabled ex-servicemen watching the concert from beds or chairs in the hall. Burke sings 'My Dreams' and 'For You Alone' to rapturous applause. In some shots, men in beds can be seen directly in front of the stage.

    (Followed by Pathetone end titles.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1030.15
    Media URN:
    36935
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:47:00 / 01:43:12:00
    Canister:
    PT 060

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