• Short Summary

    An Italian jazz band joins the underwater craze.

  • Description

    Genoa, Italy.

    SV. Band playing their instruments in swimming trunks are led down stone steps on to the jetty, by the leader. SV. The band playing their instruments walking along the jetty. CU. Man playing a French horn jumps into a boat with the leader of the band. SCU. The boat now full of the players. SV. Boat leans over and man with French horn falls in. CU. Man filming with cine camera. SV. Boat with the orchestra starts to sink, the conductor is still waving baton as the boat goes down. Band still playing. SCU. Members of the orchestra in the water, they go down with their instruments. SV. Under water, orchestra swimming and playing with leader in the foreground waving his baton. SCU. Members of the orchestra playing. SV. Man under water, playing flute or clarinet (unclear). SCU. Man under water playing trumpet. SCU. Man swimming and playing trumpet, the band leader's arm waving in the picture. SCU. Leader and the band swimming along and playing while he conducts. SV. Above water showing the upturned boat, musicians start to bob their heads out of the water. SV. Players in the water still playing, leader conducting and water being blown out of instruments. SV. Man with French horn surfacing and tips out. SCU. Conductor in the water still conducting.

    (F.G.) (Orig "L")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:03:00 / 01:16:59:00

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