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8851Re: Armstrong in Copenhagen

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  • kimpa1943
    Sep 27 9:25 AM
      According to cd Storyville 1018348 the film was recorded at Tivoli Concert Hall, Copenhagen Oct 20 1933. Notes and tour schedule by wellknown Armstrong-researcher Gosta Hagglof. The 3 nrs released in cleaned sound. /kim


      --- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, Howard Rye <howard@...> wrote:
      >
      > This is also Klaus Stratemann's view in 'Louis Armstrong On The Screen'. He
      > thinks the other performances in the film, by Roy Fox, Erik Tuxen, Teddy
      > Brown, and Lili Gyenes were also filmed in the studio, Fox and Brown in
      > London.
      >
      > Though Stratemann appears to accept the 21 October 1933 date, this is the
      > date of his first appearance at the Tivoli Concert Hall in Copenhagen. If
      > the footage was not in fact filmed there then presumably any date during
      > Armstrong's trip to Denmark is possible. He left London on 19 October and
      > apparently arrived at Copenhagen the same day. They seem to have had the
      > 20th off, appeared at the Tivoli on 21, 22, 23 October, then moved on to
      > Stockholm where they arrived on the 24th. There were two concerts on the
      > 21st and 22nd and three on the 23rd.
      >
      >
      > on 25/09/2011 20:49, Richard Havers at rhavers1@... wrote:
      >
      > > Patrice
      > >
      > > I've always believed it was recorded in a studio and then had the audience
      > > clip at the start just tacked onto the film. Look at the camera positions,
      > > they just don't feel right when compared to other theatre films. Even the
      > > cutaway to the clapping audience doesn't look real. It's also the same section
      > > of the audience each time there's a cutaway.
      > >
      > > It was shot on 21 October 1933.
      > >
      > > Cheers
      > >
      > > Richard
      > >
      > > On 25 Sep 2011, at 20:36, Patrice Champarou wrote:
      > >
      > >> I suppose everyone here already knows this footage, but although it is a
      > >> youtube "theft", I had never seen it with such picture quality :
      > >> http://www.youtube.com/user/OtisSpain#p/u/6/UZvqvNYJmC4
      > >> I wonder about the way it was shot... according to the info about the DVD
      > >> "At The Jazz Band Ball", it was a 1932 (not 34) performance shot for a film
      > >> called KĂžbenhaven Kalundborg Og? (who would doubt that? ;-)), with a later
      > >> recorded soundtrack. This is where my brother and I seriously wonder :
      > >> obviously, Louis is quite away from the microphone at times, whereas the
      > >> sound is perfect; but on the other hand, it is quite unlikely that he later
      > >> dubbed his own performance with such a perfect synchronization, so.... a
      > >> studio recording with carefully hidden mikes, with a fake audience? Does
      > >> anyone know?
      > >>
      > >>
      > >
      > >
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