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Temperley London: Circus Zoetrope

If movement is just an illusion, what is the belly I’m growing by the lack of thereof?

The spot is the work of Legs, who “created a 12-foot-tall zoetrope to showcase Temperley London’s Spring 2010 collection.”

Directed by: Greg Brunkalla, Georgie Greville, Geremy Jasper. Editor: Paul Snyder at Lost Planet. Director of photography: Luke McCoubrey.

The song is a reworked version of St. James Infirmary Blues as sung by Cab Calloway, credited to Parov Stelar.

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Betty Boop: Minnie the Moocher

Folks, now here’s the story ’bout Minnie the Moocher.

Minnie the Moocher is a jazz song first recorded in 1931 by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.
In 1932, Calloway recorded the song for a Fleischer Studios‘ Talkartoon short cartoon, also called Minnie the Moocher, starring Betty Boop and Bimbo.
Calloway and his band provides most of the short’s [...]

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