Malcolm White in Rouen - 12 February, 1916

from Two Men: A Memoir, page 206:

In the evening we went to the Folies Bergeres and saw a Revue and, what was better, had a fine picture of a French audience. For the lights suddenly went out, after the show had been going about twenty minutes, and for a time the audience took possession of affairs. It was either a Zeppelin alarm or the rehearsal of one. There was no sort of panic, but a terrific hubbub; shouts and suggestions came from the gallery, and the place was soon dimly lit by flickering candles, tied to pillars or leaning dizzily over the edge of balconies. After about three-quarters of an hour, the band got …   more >>
cite as

Hugh Howson, Two Men: A Memoir (1919), p. 206. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435573375280 accessed: 27 July, 2021

location of experience: Rouen

Listeners

Malcolm White
Schoolmaster, Officer (armed forces)
1887-1916

Listening to

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Musical revue

Experience Information

Date/Time 12 February, 1916
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Extract from Malcolm White's dairy


Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:22:55 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:49:53 +0000