Now in it’s 15th year at the Metropolitan Pavilion, the Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show brings together the country’s top vintage clothing and antique textile dealers. It’s one of the best places to see the pulse of the vintage world. Come see us at this epic event on October 21st & 22nd.
Long before the song Video Killed the Radio Star announced MTV and the music video age, the Scopitone was showing 16-millimeter film through a jukebox type of machine.
The 500-pound 7 foot tall machine allowed people to selected from a small amount of videos (in some cases up to 36 films) and view them on the 17 x 22.5 inch size screen.
Here’s Neil Sedaka’s Calendar Girl video that was used on the Scopitone.