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The Candy Bar And The Spearmint Twist

Photo(s) by “Bart Solenthaler”. Imported from Flickr on Jun 12, 2019. Artwork published in .
    The Candy Bar And The Spearmint Twist
    Source: https://www.flickr.com Uploaded to Flickr by Bart Solenthaler and tagged with “filmotypeportly” and “filmotypezingo”. License: All Rights Reserved.

    This record for twist parties in the kid’s room was recorded by the Candy Men. It’s not the group of the same name that performed as the backing band of Roy Orbison, though. The Candy Bar And The Spearmint Twist was released in 1959 by Peter Pan Records.

    “Candy Bar” is set in Portly, an extended variant of Metro. It was added to the Filmotype library in 1955. “Spearmint” is another Filmotype face used in all caps: It’s Zingo – with added stripes. “Hi-fi for small fry” pairs Flash (1939) and Futura Bold (1928). “Twist” and “and the” are in two rather generic grotesques, and can be a lot of things. The glyphs at hand are probably not enough to pinpoint the typefaces.

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    • Filmotype Metro & Portly
    • Filmotype Zingo
    • Flash
    • Futura
    • unidentified typeface

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