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Music Album: Swing and Sing, The

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Film Identifier: F.2005-01-0212
Run Time
0h 7m 53s
Format
16mm
Color
B&W
Sound
Optical
Date Produced
1948
Abstract
A series of musical numbers from Castle Films The Music Album, with singing, dancing and an orchestra. Fast paced, with the numbers introduced by title cards but blending almost seamlessly into each other. Numbers include “Boogie Woogie Man,” “Dixie,” “Dancing on Air” and “Fantasia.”
Log
00:00 - Titles. Three frightened looking girls in gingham pattern dresses sing “The Boogie Woogieman”. Cut between MS and LS. The background changes from an orchestra to projected patterns to witch silhouettes 02:12 - Dixie. A conductor stands in front of a brass orchestra that performs “Dixie”. LS, with MS and CU of individual and small groups of musicians. 03:58 - VS of a woman singing “Dancing on Air” in front of a man playing piano. 05:23 - The previous orchestra performs “Fantasia”. Women with large feather fans dance in front of them. As an unseen woman sings a couple dances onto stage and performs gymnastic type ballet. Mostly LS, with pertinent HA views.
Distributors
Castle Films, inc.
Main Credits
Castle Films, inc. (is contributor)
Actors, Performers and Participants
Brian Sisters (is performing group)
Tiltin, Martha (is performer)
Osborne, Will (is performer)
Genre
Music
Subject
Music
Related Place
United States (production location of)