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Tommy (19-Mar-1975)

Director: Ken Russell

Writer: Ken Russell

Based on a book by: Pete Townshend (concept album)

Keywords: Musical, Deafness, Blindness, Pinball, Rock and Roll, Rock Opera

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ann-Margret
Actor
28-Apr-1941   Carnal Knowledge
Arthur Brown
Musician
24-Jun-1944   The God of Hellfire
Eric Clapton
Guitarist
30-Mar-1945   Slowhand
Roger Daltrey
Singer
1-Mar-1944   Vocalist for The Who
John Entwistle
Bassist
9-Oct-1944 27-Jun-2002 Bassist for The Who
Elton John
Singer/Songwriter
25-Mar-1947   Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Keith Moon
Drummer
23-Aug-1946 7-Sep-1978 Drummer for The Who
Jack Nicholson
Actor
22-Apr-1937   Chinatown
Robert Powell
Actor
1-Jun-1944   Jesus of Nazareth
Oliver Reed
Actor
13-Feb-1938 2-May-1999 Lion of the Desert
Pete Townshend
Guitarist
19-May-1945   Lead guitarist for The Who
Tina Turner
Singer
26-Nov-1939   What's Love Got to Do With It?

REVIEWS

Review by Buttercup (posted on 18-Apr-2007)

This movie is wonderful! I love how the Who were able to bring this wonderful album to life in this movie. It may seem like you're supposed to be on an acid trip to watch it but it's great anyway. Many stars light up the screen and no one could forget Eric Clapton's version of "Eyesight to the Blind" or Elton John's version of "Pinball Wizard". I feel like this movie is just random and funny and hopefull. Whether you like the Who or not, you should love this movie. Some scenes may seem unneeded and sort of pointless like "Champagne". Nevertheless, this is a classic and a masterpiece!


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