Feature documentary film on Mott The Hoople.




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Credited cast:
Ian Hunter
Mick Ralphs
Verden Allen
Dale Griffin
Overend Watts
Morgan Fisher
Luther Grosvenor ...
(as Ariel Bender)
Mick Ronson ...
(archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richie Anderson
Mick Bolton
Leee Black Childers
Phil John
Andy Johns
Mick Jones


Documentary feature film on Mott The Hoople - with interviews from the band members as well as Roger Taylor (Queen) & Mick Jones (The Clash) amongst others. Documenting the bands formation - with the help of Island Records eccentric, genius producer Guy Stevens - their early, pre-punk, riotous gigs which saw them banned from venues in the UK, to their sold out 5 nights at the URIS theater on Broadway. The film contains a wealth unseen photographs & footage. Written by Start Productions

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11 October 2011 (USA)  »

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Crap Band
9 March 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The film as a documentary look at a band is interesting but it shows the band up for what they were. Really poor songs, played with enthusiasm but with a poor vocalist in Ian Hunter. I was friends with a band called Bronco (Jess Roden was their singer) around Mott's time and some of Bronco knew the band quite well. I saw them when Bronco supported them at Wolverhampton Civic(?) I think and they were not much cop. This film just conforms it for me. I even hate All the Young Dudes and I am a huge Bowie fan. I have always failed to see what is seen in them. Adequate band but that is about all. Dudes was their best shot and they took it and then blew it. I hate Hunter's vocals on it and that is it.

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