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Operatic Orange, a Sesame Street stop-motion short

An orange leaves the fruit basket and gets dressed up with items in the kitchen, transforming into the lead role in Georges Bizet’s 1875 opera Carmen. While singing “Habanera, also known as L’amour est un oiseau rebelle (Love is a rebellious bird). This is Sesame Street’s Operatic Orange, a stop-motion short from 1971.

orange face
operatic orange
Watch more Sesame Street and more videos from the 1970s on TKSST, including:
• Three Balls – Sesame Street
• The 30 Dots Collection
Three striped balls & a polka dot ball
Facial Recognition (1978) by Al Jarnow

Bonus: Go inside fruits and vegetables with stop motion.

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