Back to Search Results


  View Our Index
Description: A James A Fitzpatrick film about the early years of the musician Handel

Get the Flash Player to see this player.

Log in to Download Large QuickTime File

Find Similar

Send This Clip

If you wish to order less than the entire clip, enter the in and out time codes (00:00:00:00 to 00:00:00:00) in this box and click one of the links below

Add to Cart

Request a research DVD

Clip #: TFA-137C
Length: 10:32
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1920s
Filmmaker: James A. Fitzpatrick
Subject: Musical Instruments
Original: 16mm
1920s, George Frideric Handel, composer, music, baroque, 18th Century, reenactments, blind senior Handel talking to boy and grandmother about his childhood, young Handel playing violin by fireplace, Handel's mother watching him play, Handel's father telling Handel to stop playing and breaking violin, young Handel sneaking out of room at night and crying about broken violin, young Handel opening window and uncovering and playing hidden spinet piano in attic, Handel's father yelling at him when he hears piano playing, young Handel fighting with father, Duke of Saxe giving money to young Handel and ordering father to support his musical talent, senior Handel telling boy's grandmother that he will support his musical education, senior Handel conducting Messiah and playing organ to himself, superimposed images of boys choir walking down stairs and singing Messiah, Handel conducting boys choir singing Messiah

Help us Correct or Update the Description

The Travel Film Archive reserves the right to pursue unauthorized users of this image or clip. If you violate our intellectual property you may be liable for: actual damages, loss of income, and profits you derive from the use of this image or clip, and, where appropriate, the costs of collection and/or statutory damages up to $150,000 (USD).
Back to top