Norman and Sally Coe Scopitone Film Collection, 1964-1970
Compagnie d'Applications Mecaniques à l'Electronique au Cinéma et à l'Atomistique
Kelmar Film Productions, Inc
Gore, Lesley 1946-
Hallyday, Johnny 1943-
Legrand, Michel, | 1932-
Riley, Billy Lee 1933-
Sinatra, Jr., Frank 1944-
1 cu. ft. : 156 reels
16mm motion picture film
Motion pictures (visual works)
Scopitones are three mniute long 16mm films that were viewed on a Scopitone machine, a jukebox -like player. A precursor to music videos, Scopitones, both the films and the machines, were popular in the United States from around 1962-1968. The films featured sets, costumes, and dancers in support of well known performers singing a single song. The collection includes Scopitone films from the United States and Europe.
A collection of films that were viewed on Scopitone machines. A partial list of artists who appear in the films is included below. The collection comprises approximately one hundred forty 16mm composite magnetic track motion picture prints produced to be played on a Scopitone juke box. These films were produced in Europe and the United States.
Norman and Sally Coe Scopitone Film Collection, 1964-1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History