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The Butterfly Ball (1977)

| Music | April 1977 (UK)
Roger Glover puts on a star-studded concert at the Royal Albert Hall for his concept album "The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast".

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Roger Glover puts on a star-studded concert at the Royal Albert Hall for his concept album "The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast".

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The Producers thank the following - Agibailge Browne for hopping Chris Harniman for motoring Bob Paget for shuffling Bob Stimpson for pushing David Magnus for blimping Tony Russel for clicking Pat Bryce for squeaking Elstree Camera hire and Samuelsons for hiring D&D Transport Facilities for Trucking La Valbonne Club for drinking Alan's Caterers for eating Kay's Laboratories for processing See more »

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Love is All
by Roger Glover and Eddie Hardin
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Nice Rock Opera
26 August 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sources say the rock opera album is based on the children's poem "The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast".

The film is good if you like mellow psychedelic music although some of it is hard rock. Deep Purple's Ian Gillan & Ronnie James Dio have performances in the film, as well as the famous model Twiggy. The film is narrated by Vincent Price.

It's a pretty cool film if you are looking for something completely different, a bit psychedelic, 1970s music and like concerts/rock operas.

"Love Is All"... sums this film & album up nicely.

7/10


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