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Sweet & Hot Music

Director: Netty van Hoorn
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.


Set geluid
Stimuleringsfonds Nederlandse Culturele Mediaproducties (Mediafonds)
Publieke Omroep Radio en Televisie
Production company
Netty van Hoorn Film/Video Produkties
Title: Sweet & Hot Music
Year: 1989
Duration : 45 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2005

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