Serge Gainsbourg’s science-fiction cartoon ‘Marie Mathématique’


 
Incroyable! Hosting the legendary French pop show Dim Dam Dom in 1965, Sandie Shaw introduces the first installment of “Marie Mathématique,” an animated short made by “Barbarella” creator Jean-Claude Forest. Serge Gainsbourg wrote the music and sang André Ruellan’s lyrics.

On Halloween, several dozens of Gainsbourg-related items—including nail clippers and cigarette butts—will be auctioned off in Paris.
 

 
In total, there were six installments of “Marie Mathématique”:
 

 

 

 

 

 
Via Darran Anderson, author of the upcoming 33 1/3 title, Histoire de Melody Nelson.

Posted by Richard Metzger

 

 

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