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After over 60 years on records, cassettes and now downloads, the Pinocchio Storyteller album has managed to retain Cliff Edwards’ original 1957 narration as Jiminy Cricket.
People who bought the Decca set certainly got value for money–even if the RCA Victor surfaces wore better under the needle than Decca’s.
Michael Eisner added that, in 1991, ”the technology will be so advanced and changed, videocassettes will be on thimbles or something…”
It’s no lie: this is the obscure soundtrack to the first TV show to use the stop-motion “Animagic” process, years before Rudolph, Frosty, the Snow Miser and the Heat Miser.
RKO’s publicity department put eleven little people in Pinocchio costumes. Affected by alcohol, they started to remove their itchy outfits until they were all completely naked, belching, peeing and shouting obscenities at the crowd below.