The Hoffnung Palm Court Orchestra

United Kingdom, 1965

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Episode of Series “Tales from Hoffnung”.
It is the late 19th century in the lounge of an expensive hotel, where the Palm Court Orchestra is playing to a tea drinking audience. A fire starts and the hotel is soon ablaze, the people flee, but the orchestra plays on. In a series of other situations the orchestra also plays on. Based on a series of cartoon drawings by Gerard Hoffnung.

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Credits

director

John Halas

production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films

Duration

00:07:13:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1965

Appears in

Tales from Hoffnung

Group of items

Tales from Hoffnung

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013354

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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