Posts Tagged ‘1980’

Carabosse by Lawrence Jordan

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Made in 1980. Inspired by his years as Joseph Cornell’s assistant, Jordan uses a fluid stop-motion technique with cutouts that evoke Max Ernst and Cornell’s collage work. Filmed with 16mm camera, and optical printer. Music: Six Gnossiennes, No.1 by Eric Satie. Found at YouTube from oobleckboy.

Four-Year-Old Boy Recites Herb Brooks’ Miracle Pre-Game Speech

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Here’s a little kid reciting Herb Brooks‘ inspirational speech before the US Olympic hockey team before their game against the Soviet Union in the 1980 Olympics. Found at YouTube from jsacco14.

This is the scene from the movie Miracle in which Brooks delivers the same speech to his team. Found at YouTube from murphystar1.

The Blues Brothers Movie

Monday, December 17th, 2007

: Funny movie, great music:

Nancy & Ronald Reagan – Just Say Yes To Drugs

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

During the 80s, First Lady ‘s most high profile initiative was her to drugs campaign. It became such a part of the culture that it was memorialized in a dream sequence in the 1990 film .

Just Say No PSA

Crack cocaine is a highly addictive substance and its use reached epidemic proportions during the 80s. Entertainers were enlisted for PSAs against drugs. This public service announcement was by a music group named Turning Point. I’ve never heard of them and I wonder if anyone had heard of them at the time:

Stop The Madness Anti-Drug Music Video

This was a White House-sponsored anti-drug music video from the 80s that featured , , a pre-drugs , Nancy Reagan, , , , among others.

Just Say Yes Mashup

According to the description on IFILM, this clip is an "early example of found footage manipulation dates to 1988 and was written, directed and edited by Cliff Roth."