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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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Tony Klinger

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Tony Klinger, Alan Aldridge (illustrations: Based on the book "The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast") | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Glover ... Self
Twiggy ... Self
Vincent Price ... Narrator
Tony Ashton Tony Ashton ... Self
Helen Chapelle Helen Chapelle ... Self
David Coverdale ... Self
Ian Gillan ... Self
John Gustafson John Gustafson ... Self
Eddie Hardin Eddie Hardin ... Self
Earl Jordan Earl Jordan ... Self
Judi Kuhl Judi Kuhl ... Self
Neil Lancaster Neil Lancaster ... Self
John Lawton John Lawton ... Self
Mickey Lee Soule Mickey Lee Soule ... Self
Al Matthews ... Self
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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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A Fun Musical Extravaganza

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Narrator: As night turns to dimness and draws back its curtain, stars, those bright sequins, now all disappear. As dimness grows radient, dawn makes it certain, that butterfly weather, quite perfect, is here! Thundery cumulus masses are drifting very far off. Overhead, very high, cirrus clouds spread their pink feathers, then lifting, dissolve and are lost in the turquiose blue sky. Up comes the sun, and the very long shadows grow shorter. His light is like amber, the glow where grey mists have melted ...
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Soundtracks

Love is All
by Roger Glover and Eddie Hardin
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AN UNBELIEVABLE BIT OF PSYCHEDELIA
2 May 2000 | by stubtailSee all my reviews

I may be the only person who has visited this title and knows this one. This is one of the earliest forms of "Rock Opera" which indeeed features Vincent Price, Perched High Atop a concert venue reading the story of Mr. Mole. while David Coverdale( Yes the same one who was later in Whitesnake), Pace Ashton Lord and most of Deep Purple Play, jam and experiment.

This is a multi-media event and the story involves some man in a mole suit running around London and the English Country side. I have not seen this in years but remember it flashing from the man in the mole suit to Mr Price reading and then the music .

If you can find this it is a must ...not likely to see this on DVD , video chip or any future technology (By the way the picture on the cover of the box is quite similar to the Small Faces Ogden's Small Flake Lp).Its on a small label and it may be the only title they released on that label.. I wrote this mostly from memory..I still have a few brain cells left!


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Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1977 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Schmetterlingsball See more »

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Oyster Films Ltd. See more »
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