"American Pop" is the animated story of a very talented and troubled family starting with 19th century Russia and moving through several generations of musicians. The film covers American popular music from the pre-jazz age through rhythm and blues, 1950s rock 'n' roll, drug-laden psychedelia, and punk rock, finally ending with the onset of New Wave in the early 1980s. Written by
One family, 4 generations, in love with the sound of American Pop.
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Did You Know?
Rotoscoped footage of James Cagney and Jean Harlow dancing from the 1931 film "The Public Enemy" is included in the ballroom dance scene when Bella is singing "Bill". See more
When Pete is playing "Night Moves" in the recording studio, his fingers are moving up on the piano although the notes in the song can clearly be heard going high to low. See more
Hey, Louie. I just seen the most beautiful thing I ever seen in the whole world.
Some pre-Prohibition booze, huh?
No. I seen the stripper gettin' dressed.
A stripper gettin' dressed ain't beautiful unless she's ugly to begin with.
Palm Leaf Rag
Composed by Scott Joplin See more