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    Sale 5871

    Popular Culture: Rock & Pop

    1 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 47

    Punk

    Price Realised  

    Punk
    A rare U.S. one-sheet promotional poster for Don Letts' film THE PUNK ROCK MOVIE, 1978 - 27x41in. (68.5x104cm.), linen-backed


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    The film famously captures the energy and vibrancy of this period, and features archive live footage of the bands The Clash, The Sex Pistols, Wayne County & the Electric Chairs, Generation X, Slaughter and the Dogs, The Slits, Siouxsie & the Banshees, X-Ray Spex, amongst others. All live footage was shot at the Roxy except the Sex Pistols, which was filmed at the Screen On The Green Cinema in London on April 3, 1977 (Sid Vicious' first concert with the band).

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