Tommy (1975) - (Movie Clip) A Film By Ken Russell
Diretor Ken Russells prologue, one of the least remarked-upon scenes, shot partly in Borrowdale Valley, Englands far northwest Lake District, seen in other Russell films, with Robert Powell as doomed Captain Walker and Ann-Margret his wife, before the birth of the hero, in the famous adaptation of the rock opera by Pete Townshend and The Who, Tommy, 1975.
Tommy - (Original Trailer)
Tommy (1975), the deaf, dumb and blind kid who becomes a pinball wizard in Ken Russell's interpretation of The Who's rock opera.
Tommy (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Amazing Journey
In a song substantially expanded by composer Pete Townshend from the original 1969 recording by The Who, leading man Roger Daltreys vocal describes the now-traumatized hero (Barry Winch), with his mother (Ann-Margret) and Oliver Reed as her lover Frank, now a murderer, in director Ken Russells Tommy, 1975.
Tommy (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Pinball Wizard
Elton Johns hit single recording, appearing as the pinball champ, actually not the character from the song title, who is really Roger Daltrey, the title character, with composer Pete Townshend and the rest of The Who (John Entwistle, Keith Moon) as the backing band, in director Ken Russells Tommy, 1975.
Tommy (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Bernie's Holiday Camp
In a new song composed by Pete Townshend for the Ken Russell film, Oliver Reed introduced as Frank, Barry Winch as the young hero and Ann-Margret his mother, shot near Portsmouth and inside the South Parade Pier ballroom, in Robert Stigwoods production of the rock opera by The Who, Tommy, 1975.
Tommy (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Eyesight To The Blind
First appearance of The Who's Roger Daltrey in the title role, Ann-Margret his near-desperate mother, at some sort of church where Eric Clapton leads worship of Marilyn Monroe, with a version of the Sonny Boy Williamson song, credited to him though wholly re-written by Pete Townshend, who appears with bandmate John Entwistle in the procession, in Ken Russell's adaption of Tommy, 1975.
Tommy (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Christmas
Another song modified by Pete Townshend for narrative reasons from the original recording by The Who, Ann-Margret as mother Nora, Oliver Reed as her lover Frank, vocals by the principals though the voice of the hero (Barry Winch) is not credited, in Ken Russells film from the rock opera, Tommy, 1975.