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DVD OF TIKI – Vol.1
THE RISE AND FALL OF BACKYARD POLYNESIA


THE MOST EXOTIC CHAPTER OF AMERICAN POP CULTURE! MEET MARTIN DENNY, LEROY SCHMALTZ & BOB VAN OOSTING, ERIC ASKEW, THE BALI HAI BOYS, SVEN KIRSTEN, OTTO VON STROHEIM, SHAG, BEACHBUM BERRY AND MANY MORE.

“PARADISE LOST”
Ready for some armchair travelling? Grab a cocktail and fly with us to the most exotic chapter in American Pop Culture: The Tiki Era!

Relive the rise and fall of Polynesian Pop. Be there. See the places and the people. Hear the stories from eye witnesses and real tiki aficionados like Martin Denny, the Bali Hai Boys, Leroy Schmaltz & Bob van Oosting, Eric Askew, Sven Kirsten, Otto von Stroheim, Shag, Beachbum Berry and many more.

The DVD OF TIKI, Vol. 1 “Paradise Lost” explores the origins of the myth of the South Seas paradise and follows a nation on their transition from the Puritan 1950s to the sexual revolution of the 70s.

The heyday of Tiki offered a wild island lifestyle with exotic sounds and intoxicating concoctions without endangering the given moral and social rules at the time.

CONTENT
Prologue: Paradise Found – The myth of the South Sea paradise
Main feature: Paradise Lost – The birth of Polynesian Pop
Contributers’ Slideshow

CHAPTERS
01 South Pacific & Michener
02 Escapism
03 Thor Heyerdahl
04 The 50th State
05 Donn The Beachcomber vs. Trader Vic
06 Oceanic Arts
07 Eli Hedley
08 Walt Disney
09 Witco
10 Black Velvet
11 The Bali Hai Boys
12 In The Pacific
13 Hapa Haole, Mele & Exotica
14 The Downfall Of Tiki

Duration: 95min.
Genre: Documentary
Audio: stereo / english
Aspect ratio: 1.77:1 (16:9 anamorphic)
Video format: SD NTSC Color
Region code: free

DIRECTED BY JOCHEN HIRSCHFELD & SCHLANGO
NARRATION BY KING KUKULELE
ORIGINAL SCORE BY SEBASTIAN HARTMANN

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