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Mechanical Music in Film "The Rules of the Game"
By George Epple

I recently viewed the 1930s classic French film, "The Rules of the 
Game", and recommend it to all of you. The main character collects 
automated mechanical musical instruments. Here's a link to one of
the scenes -- can anyone identify the piano?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzQxiu_0pnQ 
The Rules of the Game - Danse Macabre

George Epple
Baltimore, Maryland

 [ Following its reconstruction in 1958, Jean Renoir's classic
 [ 1939 film, The Rules of the Game (La règle du jeu), has been
 [ called one of the greatest films in the history of cinema.
 [ Ref. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Rules_of_the_Game 
 [
 [ At https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9f7Y7Nikx_8 is a 'behind
 [ the scenes' documentary and analysis of the film (in French),
 [ and Roger Ebert's review of the Criterion DVD is at
 [ https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/great-movie-the-rules-of-the-game-1939 
 [ -- Robbie


(Message sent Tue 2 Nov 2021, 14:21:04 GMT, from time zone GMT-0700.)

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