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A Choir is Born

Series

Series Name
Ingot Pictorial

Issue

Issue No.
10
Date Released
1951
Length of issue (in feet)
2197
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Lighting-Up Time
  2. 2Making a Pantomime
  3. 3Irthlingborough Mines in 1918
  4. 4Tank Manufacture
  5. 5A Choir is Born

Story

Story No. within this Issue
5 / 5
Summary
NFA synopsis: Cwmfelin Steel Rally Room with a new steelworks choir. Cwmfelin Institute, Swansea October 1951. Shots of the choir in action, as well as shots of the Merton Park Studios camera team and Vinten Camera filming the choir, and the sound man at his console at the rear of the hall. The audience is also shown, as well as the conductor at work.
Keywords
Music and dance; Industry and manufacture; Cinema; Performing arts
Written sources
National Film Archive Catalogue   Used for Synopsis
Credits:
Sponsor
Richard Thomas and Baldwins Group

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Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
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Web
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Phone
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Fax
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Address
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Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
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