La Raggaza Dal Pigiama Giallo - Complete
Music By Riz Ortolani
Limited 500 Copies
La ragazza dal pigiama giallo (aka The Pyjama Girl Case) is a somewhat forgotten Spanish-Italian giallo directed by Flavio Mogherini, starring Dalila Di Lazzaro, Ray Milland, Mel Ferrer, Antonio Ferrandis and Fernando Fern√°n-G√≥mez. The story is based on an actual crime that happened in Australia: a young girl was found killed on the beach with her face completely disfigured, dressed only in yellow pajamas. This unsolved case became an obsession for Mogherini and when he decided to make the picture one of his demands was that filming had to take place entirely in Australia‚Äîsomething unprecedented in the Italian genre. The 2006 DVD edition of the film, released by the well-known American label Blue Underground, has not only brought the film back, but it has also given it a certain cult-movie halo.
The music composed by Riz Ortolani (Mondo Cane, War Goddess, The Statua, L‚ÄôEtrusco Uccide Ancora, Fratello Solle Sorella Luna) moves between two different styles: the composer‚Äôs characteristic suspense-film sound (as in his superb score for Non si sevizia un paperino)‚Äîincluding a wonderful love theme with the harmonica of Franco Di Gemini‚Äîand the cool disco sound of the seventies (with two original songs co-composed and performed by Amanda Lear).
Mastered by Claudio Fuiano, the CD contains the original previously released Cinevox LP program plus five bonus tracks. The package includes an 8-page booklet containing mosaic stills from the film, accompanied by an essay from √ìscar Salas, who discusses the movie, the composer and the score.
THE ORIGINAL ALBUM
1. La ragazza dal pigiama giallo (3:50)
2. Un uomo nella strada (4:04)
3. Look at Her Dancing* (4:13)
4. La fuga (3:54)
5. Your Yellow Pyjama* (4:17)
6. Incontro sul battello (3:44)
7. Il corpo di linda (3:48)
8. Un uomo nella strada (Titoli finali) (4:04)
9. Your Yellow Pyjama (Sensual mood) (2:08)
10. La fuga (Wild in the Night) (2:08)
11. La ragazza dal pigiama giallo (Metal love) (4:07)
12. Un uomo nella strada (Nostalgic Journey) (1:12)
13. Incontro sul battello (Dancing harmonica) (3:37)
Total Time: 45:50
*Written by Amanda Lear and Riz Ortolani
Performed by Amanda Lear