Universal Newsreel from 1933 showing Cecil H. Dill, a farmer from Traverse City, Michigan, demonstrating his ability to render popular melodies by pressing his hands together. After the performance, which seems to be of Yankee Doodle, Dill modestly tells how he discovered his unusual talent while staring rather intensely into the camera.
|Housed at: Internet Archive | From: Universal City Studios|
|Underlying Work: PD U.S. | Digital Copy: No Additional Rights|
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