The love bug sometimes referred to as herbie the love bug is a 1968 american comedy film directed by robert stevenson and the first in a series of films made by walt disney productions and distributed by buena vista distribution that starred an anthropomorphic pearl white fabric sunroofed 1963 volkswagen racing beetle named herbie it was based on the 1961 book car boy girl by gordon buford. The love bug theme song also known as herbie s theme is a musical score written by george bruns that has been used throughout most of the herbie films.
In the films the song made its debut in the 1969 film the love bug which was played during the racing sequences and during the closing credits the song was reused again in the film herbie rides again during herbie s high speed.
Herbie the love bug music. Rare german 45 rpm 1974 2 8 mb the love bug guitar improvisation by justin dueck 9 mb herbie the love bug jam session by emeen zarookian 1 8 mb. Herbie the love bug theme with alternate version duration. It was the last production to feature the titular automobile until 1997 s.
The show was a five episode mid season replacement series. Herbie the love bug is an american television sitcom that aired on cbs from march 17 to april 14 1982. Herbie was a beloved character and kids of the late 60s and 70s flocked to theaters to watch his antics in herbie rides again 1974 herbie goes to monte carlo 1977 and herbie goes bananas 1980.
Herbie beeps from the love bug 6 mb herbie the love bug by helen fields scarce uk 45 rpm. 1969 2 7 mb herbie the love bug by botho co. George bruns and some of his music from the love bug duration.
It was produced by walt disney productions and based on a series of films about herbie a white 1963 volkswagen racing beetle with a mind of its own. In 1968 herbie the love bug became hollywood s first four wheeled movie star and the volkswagen beetle s popularity persisted through three sequels and two reboots.