• Short Summary

    Cabaret duo, Walsh and Barker, perform comic song - 'The Duchess is Learning to Rumba'.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Pathetone now has pleasure in presenting. The popular Radio, Variety and Cabaret Entertainers Walsh & Barker in 'The Duchess is Learning the Rumba'."

    Pathe Studios, London.

    Male voice duo, Walsh and Barker, sing comic song - 'The Duchess is Learning the Rumba' (Lisbon and Conner, F.D. & H). Various shots of the dapper singers in tailcoats on studio set, one plays grand piano. Song is about a Duchess who becomes so obsessed with learning to dance (and her dance teacher!) that she neglects her domestic duties leaving it all to the Duke. Music has rumba rhythm to it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1150.10
    Media URN:
    39882
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:38:00 / 01:21:12:00
    Canister:
    PT 368

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