Sunday, 16 January 2011

Coincidence

Tonight at a BBQ with church friends and family one of my kids was singing The Purple People Eater song. Later my wife and I (re)watched Raiders Of The Lost Ark. While checking some details on Wikipedia later I discovered that the movie uses a famous stock sound effect, the "Wilhelm scream". That scream which was performed by actor/singer Sheb Wooley, who originally composed and sang "The Purple People Eater". Wow!



1 comment:

  1. Very interesting about the Willhelm scream. Here is a compilation of it:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdbYsoEasio&feature=youtube_gdata_player

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