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.
Animation → Animated films - Great Britain
Crafts & Visual Arts → Caricatures and cartoons
Music & Performing Arts → Orchestral music
Short films → Short films - Great Britain
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)