BBC Archives shares a 1981 Newsnight report on Debbie Harry’s collaboration with H. R. Giger. “Newsnight reporter Robin Denselow reports from Zurich on the unlikely collaboration between singer Debbie Harry and visual artist H.R. Giger. Debbie Harry–best known as the frontwoman of New York punk band Blondie–is about […]
The Public Domain Review features new books and films that have come into the public domain in the US on Jan. 1, 2023. Read more here. Meanwhile, Duke University has a resource listing sound recordings as well and discussions of copyright and the public domain here.
So many Kino Lorber documentaries to watch and you can watch them here. (Thanks, Stephanie, and via Open Culture).
The Charismatic Voice’s Elizabeth Zharoff listens to the Danish National Orchestra’s performance of The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly‘s main theme and “The Ecstasy of Gold.” You can watch and listen here. And watch and listen to the uninterrupted performance here.
Tim Greiving writes about composer Miklós Rózsa at the Criterion blog. “Rózsa was the musical counterpart to Billy Wilder, Raymond Chandler, and James M. Cain, the film’s writers, and Double Indemnity the ur–noir score.” Read more here.
Shemaroo has posted a tribute to Bollywood composer Bappi Lahiri focusing on his disco classics. You can listen here.