• Short Summary

    Talbot Brothers from Bermuda sing "Yellow Bird" - beginnings of Latino & Salsa Craze in London.

  • Description

    London.

    M/S of the interior of a club. A couple talking in foreground while in the background, on the little stage, band starts playing. This is "...Mayfair's Candlelight Room where the Cabaret features the fabulous Talbot Brothers from Bermuda..."

    They are singing song called "Yellow Bird" (great sound) and they wear colourful Hawaiian shirts and funny straw hats. M/S of the band playing. C/U shot of the lead vocalist as he sings (he also plays accordion). Cut to M/S of a man playing peculiar instrument - looks like square double base but with only one string.

    L/S of the restaurant: band is playing, couples are dancing,tables are set for dinner. Cut to M/S of the band. M/S of the guitar player. M/S of the band. C/U shot of the percussionist is again followed by the collective picture of the band.

    Note: Combined print of this item is missing. Another performance of Talbot Brothers can be seen in CP 221 under the name of 'Talbot Bros.'

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    87.03
    Media URN:
    1392
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1959
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:26:00 / 01:08:10:00
    Canister:
    CP 218

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The band consisted of brothers Archie (lead singer), Bryan, Austin, Roy and Ross Talbot, plus their cousin Cromwell Mandres.

    NOTE: Sound and vision are unsynchronised.

    SEE ALSO CLIP 87.13 FOR MORE COVERAGE OF THE TALBOT BROTHERS.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks - we've added these to the tags.

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