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Primitive London (1965)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 1965 (UK)
Exploitation film documentary on 'Swinging London' as it actually happened. Arnold Louis Miller, the director of 'Nudist Memories', interviews mods, rockers and beatniks. Wife Swapping, an ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
David Gell ... Narrator
MacDonald Hobley ... Himself
Billy J. Kramer ... Himself
Diana Noble ... Herself - Churchills
Bobby Chandler ... Himself - Churchills
Vickie Gray ... Herself - Churchills
John Lee ... Himself - Churchills
Ray Martine ... Himself - Establishment Club
Audrey Crane ... Herself - Casino de Paris (uncredited)
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Exploitation film documentary on 'Swinging London' as it actually happened. Arnold Louis Miller, the director of 'Nudist Memories', interviews mods, rockers and beatniks. Wife Swapping, an overworked stripper, child birth, the killing of chickens and an interview with Billy J. Kramer also feature. Written by Gavcrimson (gavcrimson@tesco.net)

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The jungle behind the bright lights...

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De løse pigers gade  »

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Narrator: In the two, distinct groupings within the teenage population, the Mods go for groups like "The Zephyrs" we've just heard. And the Rockers go for less sophisticated surroundings. They prefer motorcycles to motor scooters. Their chief instrument is noise - in their music and their machines. Group identity is established by bizarre motifs on machines and clothes. Admission to this group is via a "ton-up", that is, achieving 100 miles an hour on their motorcycles. Their boast about this, matches ...
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After You've Gone
Music by Turner Layton
Lyrics by Henry Creamer
Sung by Diana Noble
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25 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

This is a supposedly startling expose where the outrageous actions are shown and is accompanied by a very moralistic narrator.There are some interesting views of London in the sixties.Difficult how they can call this primitive.Rather,like the film dull and rather boring.The only points of interest are Mick Mcmanus and Macdonald Hobley.The strippers are totally devoid of sex appeal.


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