Bandonionists playing to the public on Baumwerder Island (Berlin) in 1937

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Starting off, we have detective superintendent Wilke of the Berlin Police Headquarters searching for "cut corners", then comes the "Blitzbuben" Band in their rustling trousers cut from black-out cloth, Astor Piazzolla giving his instrument a twist, a wooden box with a triple axle, basses played with the feet, angels with mother-of-pearl eyes, a concertina coffin, a bandonion with bells on, picture greetings (pre-cell-phone era), the 'wonder-guitar' with 159 strings, the County Council in the town of Aue, an accordion with a fishy look, sounds of steel, and of course, instruments, more instruments, and ...