Victor matrix VA-MVE-3091-1. Why be good? / Motion Picture Orchestra

TitleSource
Why be good? (Primary title)Victor ledgers
Reel 1 (Title part)Victor ledgers
I'm thirsty for kisses, hungry for love (Alternate title)Victor ledgers
Authors and ComposersNotes
Lou Davis (lyricist)"I'm thirsty for kisses, hungry for love."
J. Fred Coots (composer)"I'm thirsty for kisses, hungry for love."
Composer information source: Victor ledgers.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Motion Picture Orchestra (Musical group)
First National Pictures, Inc. (Motion picture production company)
Emmanuel Baer (director)Takes 4-5.
Fred Wilson (vocalist : tenor vocal)
Max Terr (director)Listed in Victor ledgers as Assistant Director.
Irvin Talbot (director)Takes 1-3A.
Eddie Willis (vocalist)
Carlton Boxiel (vocalist)
Stanley McClelland (vocalist : baritone vocal)
  • Description: Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with male vocal quartet
  • Master Size: 16-in.
  • Title Note: Victor ledgers identify "I'm thirsty for kisses, hungry for love" as the theme song of Why be good?
Notes
Source(s): Victor ledgers.
Victor ledgers: Orchestra of 24 men.
Ledgers: "Audible—Singing." The soundtrack for the reel includes dialogue and/or closely synchronized sound.
Ledgers also note: "Victor special effect records used: Applause & cheering" and "Victor phonograph records used: "Blazin'"—21680-B, "Here comes my ball and chain"—21812-B, "Freshman hop"—21793-A" (takes 1-3A).
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
2/11/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 1 Unknown
2/11/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 2 Unknown
2/11/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 3 Unknown
2/11/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 3A Unknown
2/19/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 4 Unknown
2/19/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 4A Unknown
2/19/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 5 Unknown

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix VA-MVE-3091-1. Why be good? / Motion Picture Orchestra," accessed May 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800020826/VA-MVE-3091-1-Why_be_good.

Victor matrix VA-MVE-3091-1. Why be good? / Motion Picture Orchestra. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800020826/VA-MVE-3091-1-Why_be_good.

"Victor matrix VA-MVE-3091-1. Why be good? / Motion Picture Orchestra." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 May 2021.

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