A Silly Parade with Circus Clowns

When I wrote the tune A Silly Parade in May 2013 I had an internal image of clowns and people walking along in some sort of parade. The piece was probably the first piece I created in Pro Tools using manual MIDI note input linked to instrument plugins.

I thought I’d try my hand at creating another music video using Live Movie Maker this time using some stock footage rather than stuff I’d shot myself.  I found a few likely candidates in the Prelinger Archive. This archive was founded in 1983 by Rick Prelinger in New York City and contains thousands of historical films.

I decided to use three circus related films from the 1940’s:

The result is called, not surprisngly, A Silly Parade.

A Silly Parade

It’s about three and a half minutes long. Hope you find it interesting …


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