Musical

Absolute Beginners (1986) Julien Temple, Patsy Kensit, Eddie O’Connell, David Bowie, Drama, Fantasy, Musical

Absolute Beginners (1986)
A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes’ novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her relationships are strictly connected with her progress in the fashion world. So Colin gets involved with a pop promoter and tries to crack the big time. Meanwhile, racial tension is brewing in Colin’s Notting Hill housing estate…

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Top of the Town (1937) Ralph Murphy, Sam White, Doris Nolan, George Murphy, Ella Logan, Comedy, Music

Top of the Town (1937)
Diana Borden (Doris Lloyd, a bleeding-heart rich-girl, returns from a trip to Russia filled with sympathy for the “little” people of the slums and wants to do “something” artistic and socially significant for them…so she opens up a nightclub atop a 100-story skyscraper. For her, that means acts such as opera singers, extracts from “Hamlet” and three sailors imitating a giraffe.

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