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Scopitone

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Had to share…

My Scopitones DVD purchases simply can’t get here fast enough.

Scopitone manufactured jukeboxes which played music videos on 16mm film in the 50’s and 60’s. Like all AV technology platforms, its development and initial marketing was driven by the demand for Adult Material. Its popularity had waned by the end of the 60’s, and they died out before anyone could think of using them to broadcast the Osborne family treading dog crap into their carpets and swearing.

Now that we can all watch Saddam being hanged on our phones on a thumbnail-sized screen while riding the tube, this sort of primitive music promo broadcasting technology looks… almost preferable.

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