Sweet & Hot Music

Netty van Hoorn Short documentary - 1989 - 45 min.

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Documentary about six women who played in the popular Dutch women's orchestras of the thirties and forties. These `Ladies of Music' played in notable venues, giving the crisis years musical panache. Incorporating archive footage and interviews, introducing Rita Dalvano (violin), Annie van 't Zelfde (piano & saxophone) and others, the film tells about their lives, the music, the friendships and the war that virtually wiped out this musical subculture.


Director(s) Netty van Hoorn
Production Company Netty van Hoorn Film/Video Produkties
Co-producer(s) Stimuleringsfonds Nederlandse Culturele Mediaproducties (Mediafonds)
Publieke Omroep Radio en Televisie
Director of Photography
Jack Bol
Sound on Set
Bert Koops
Production Country