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Filmmaker David O. Russell was thrilled that Jack White permitted him to use two of his songs on the soundtrack of Silver Linings Playbook, but I was more excited to recognize Dave Brubeck’s “Unsquare Dance,” which is directly followed by Les Paul and Mary Ford’s rendition of “The Moon of Manakoora,” as Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence have their disastrous date at the neighborhood diner. When I met Russell and told him how much I liked that parlay of vintage numbers he was astonished that I recognized the latter piece. Well, why not? It was “introduced” in John Ford’s 1937 movie The Hurricane and recorded by its star, Dorothy...

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