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Michael Jackson: Billie Jean (1983)

A music video for Michael Jackson's song 'Billie Jean'.

Director:

Steve Barron (uncredited)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Simon Fields Simon Fields ... Policeman Running Upstairs
Michael Jackson ... Michael Jackson (uncredited)
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Storyline

Directed by Steve Barron, the video shows a photographer who follows Jackson. The paparazzo never catches the singer, and when photographed Jackson fails to materialize on the developed picture. The entertainer dances his way to Billie Jean's hotel room and as he walks along a sidewalk, each tile lights up at his touch. After he performs a quick spin, Jackson jumps and lands, freeze framed, on his toes. Upon arrival at the hotel, Jackson climbs the staircase to Billie Jean's room. Each step lights up as he touches it and a burnt out "Hotel" sign illuminates as he passes. The paparazzo then arrives at the scene and watches as Jackson vanishes under the covers of Billie Jean's bed. Trailed by the police, the paparazzo is then arrested for spying on Billie Jean. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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Short | Music | Musical

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1983 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

"Billie Jean is kind of anonymous. It represents a lot of girls. They used to call them groupies in the '60s." See more »

Connections

Featured in Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Billie Jean
Performed by Michael Jackson
Written by Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones
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Genius, just genius
25 May 2018 | by ninagold-40894See all my reviews

A classic. Nothing like this exist. One of the greatest videos around and a very historical one. This was the first video by a black artist to be played on MTV.

Great singing, dancing, directing, acting. Just everything about it is just pure gold.

10 out of 10. This one is in the history books.


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