STK-ID 39641

Several shots from different angles at the Portsmouth International String Quartet competition in England of the inauguration of a plaque on the wall for concert room with photographers, cameraman and lots of people around. Several shots from different angles in concert room of judges for competition on stage, one talking to competitors seated in room. Shots of competitors including Canadians of the Norquay Quartet, of members of groups getting numbers and music scores for competition. Various shots from different angles of a cocktail bar outside concert room. Various shots of the string quartet from Republic of China arriving on stage and playing, backstage shot of them walking off stage and in a room putting their instruments in cases, they are looking satisfied, of them having a coffee. CS ZOOM OUT MS, ZOOM IN CS of a man from the BBC recording quartets in a back room. MCS of an elderly lady sitting on a chair outside concert room listening to music. ZOOM OUT to MS of her with sign: "Silence, Please, session in progress" in foreground, MCS of the lady.


Excerpt from
From Bears to Bartok
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
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