Song slide

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A song slide was a slide with the lyrics of a popular song projected in a movie house or vaudeville house. Typically, a live pianist would play the music, sometimes accompanied by a soloist, and the audience would join in the chorus. As a variation, a photograph of a model would appear along with the lyrics.

In movies during the silent film era. They served as additional entertainment, after the fashion of vaudeville before or between the films.[1]


  1. ^ Anthony Slide, New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry Chicago & London : Fitzroy Dearborn, 1998 1-57958-056-4 p.190