Posts Tagged ‘Scopitone’

Smoldering Drums

September 15, 2018

“Smoldering Drums,” featuring Princess Leilani, with Alex McAngus, for Scopitone. These short films were back-projected on a small screen mounted on a “visual jukebox.”

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“Où ça ? Où ça ?”

August 25, 2018

“Où ça ? Où ça ?” written by Gérard Gustin, Pierre Saka, and Sacha Distel, performed by M. Distel for Scopitone. Note the quote from West Side Story. These short films were back-projected on a small screen mounted on a “visual jukebox.”

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Alló Maillot 38-37

August 18, 2018

“Alló Maillot 38-37,” written by Michel Jourdan, Philip Springer, and Buddy Kaye, performed by Frank Alamo for Scopitone. These short films were back-projected on a small screen mounted on a “visual jukebox.”

Lyrics here.

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Le jazz et la java

August 12, 2018

“Le jazz et la java,” adapted by by Jacques Datin from a piece by Dave Brubeck, with lyrics by Claude Nougaro, performed by M. Nougaro in this 1962 film for Scopitone. These short films were back-projected on a small screen mounted on a “visual jukebox.”

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Things

August 5, 2018

“Things,” written by Bobby Darin, performed by Jody Miller for Scopitone. These short films were back-projected on a small screen mounted on a “visual jukebox.”

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Scopitone Party

July 14, 2018

“Scopitone Party,” performed by Betty Clair and friends for Scopitone in 1964. These short films were back-projected on a small screen mounted on a “visual jukebox.”

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Le locomotion

July 8, 2018

“Le locomotion,” a French version of the Gerry Goffin and Carole King song, performed by Sylvie Vartan in 1962 for Scopitone. These short films were back-projected on a small screen mounted on a “visual jukebox.”

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Queen of the House

June 9, 2018

“Queen of the House,” a parody of Roger Miller‘s “King of the Road” written by Mary Taylor, performed by Jody Miller for Scopitone. These short films were back-projected on a small screen mounted on a “visual jukebox.”

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Tous les Garçons et Filles

June 2, 2018

“Tous les Garçons et les Filles” performed by Françoise Hardy for Scopitone in 1962. These short films were back-projected on a small screen mounted on a “visual jukebox.”

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I Love Being Here With You

May 26, 2018

“I Love Being Here With You,” written by William Schluger and Peggy Lee, performed by January Jones for Scopitone in 1966. These short films were back-projected on a small screen mounted on a “visual jukebox.”

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