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SAT. 4/9: ALL 16MM, ALL RETRO MUSIC-ON-FILM PARTY!
Date Saturday April 09
Time 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location Details
ATA Gallery
992 Valencia Street (at 21st)
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorCraig Baldwin
Gleefully gleaned from an extremely generous bequest from archivist extraordinaire Rick Prelinger, this eye-popping program of 16mm musical anomalies mostly features “Soundies,” performances on film produced for visual jukeboxes of the ‘40s and ‘50s. More than just kitsch, these oft transcendent artifacts reveal a post-war pop-cultural world of naive charm and irrepressible surrealist imagination. Among this celluloid bonanza are: Steve Lawrence’s Mine and Mine Alone; Vanita Symthe’s Low, Shorty, and Squatty; Buddy Clark’s Moonlight Cocktail; Mousie Powell’s Crazy Things; Ving Merlin’s Enchanted Violins; a ten-year-old Michael Jackson (with the other four); and a man-killing Judo femme fatale! Oh, and did we mention free beer at the bar?
Added to the calendar on Sunday Apr 3rd, 2011 2:47 PM
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