Born to Boogie (1972)

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Documentary about T-Rex includes concert footage and staged sequences. Ringo's directorial work is mindful of touches used in "Magical Mystery Tour."


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Documentary about T-Rex includes concert footage and staged sequences. Ringo's directorial work is mindful of touches used in "Magical Mystery Tour."

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Ummmm... love Marc Bolan, but...holy early 70s, Batman!
22 November 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

After struggling for a few years to get a hold of this on video, I was left a little bit confused and disappointed. I love Marc Bolan, but this was a little much. Very disjointed and very much a piece of its time, I couldn't even bring myself to watch the whole thing again before selling it. If you are a big Bolan fan and get a chance to see this, be warned that you may be left scratching your head.

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