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Isn't It Romantic? World's First Music Video! ¶



The very 1st Music Video!

Count the progression of this great song as it travels from Maurice Chevalier to his future love Jeanette MacDonald! Count the people involved also to get the song from the 1st to the other...

Note the different expectations for a future romance from each (his & her versions)!


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The Professor said...


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The Professor said...

Love Me Tonight is a 1932 musical comedy film produced and directed by Rouben Mamoulian, with music by Rodgers and Hart. It stars Maurice Chevalier as a tailor who poses as a nobleman and Jeanette MacDonald as a princess with whom he falls in love. It also stars Charles Ruggles as a penniless nobleman, along with Charles Butterworth and Myrna Loy as members of his family.

The film is an adaptation by Samuel Hoffenstein, George Marion Jr. and Waldemar Young of the play by Paul Armont and Léopold Marchand. It features the classic Rodgers and Hart songs "Love Me Tonight", "Isn't it Romantic?", "Mimi", and "Lover". "Lover" is sung not romantically, as it often is in nightclubs, but comically, as MacDonald's character tries to control an unruly horse. The staging of "Isn't It Romantic?" was revolutionary for its time, combining both singing and film editing, as the song is passed from one singer (or group of singers) to another, all of whom are at different locales.

In 1990, Love Me Tonight was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

Professor Howdy said...

Music from an amazing movie! Watch how the songs travel through the country! See the amazing scene with Maurice Chevalier singing in 3 mirrors & no camera can be scene. Listen to the words that Jeanette MacDonald and Maurice Chevalier sing that are polar oposite in romantic expectation! Great humor & fantastic romance.

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