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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Glover ...
Narrator (voice)
Tony Ashton ...
Helen Chapelle ...
David Coverdale ...
Ian Gillan ...
John Gustafson ...
Eddie Hardin ...
Earl Jordan ...
Judi Kuhl ...
Neil Lancaster ...
John Lawton ...
Mickey Lee Soule ...
Al Matthews ...


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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April 1977 (UK)  »

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Der Schmetterlingsball  »

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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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CRAZY! there's nothing like this
7 June 2001 | by (Lansing, MI) – See all my reviews

This movie is nuts. It makes no sense. Deep Purple guys are cool, the animal costumes are cool. A couple of good singers, some interesting scenes. OK songs. This movie is like nothing I've ever seen. Sometimes it gets kind of lame, like they're trying to be "eye-opening" and free and just not getting it across very well. vincent price is cool, he just sits up at his own chair the whole time and reads every once in a while. the whole thing is live, it's crazy. the guy with the cigarette & the piano was lame, though, I didn't like him. The movie is worth seeing just because it's so weird. But if you want a storyline, try another movie. If you wanna rock out like a psychedelic rocker, then watch it.

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