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The 60s retrospectives stretches beyond cult to so bad-it’s- well, terrible. GONKS GO BEAT (linked) from 1964. Or 1965. I think the latter, but not enough people saw it to remember. The world is divided into Beatland and Balladisle, and the Intergalactic Federation needs to bring peace. With Graham Bond Organisation (Ginger Baker, John McLaughlin, Jack Bruce), Nashville Teens, Lulu and more. A comedy pop sci-fi warfare romantic drama. One of my longer and more comprehensive (and sarcastic) reviews with lots of pictures means you can read the review and know everything without having to see the film!

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The 60s retrospectives. 1966, and Morgan – A Suitable Case For Treatment (LINKED)starring David Warner and Vanessa Redgrave with Robert Stephens … plus Irene Handl, Bernard Bresslaw and Arthur Mullard. It could have been Hamlet meets Carry On films, but it has become a cult movie.

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This 1963 film, SPARROWS CAN’T SING, featuring many of the later British sitcom stars, led by Carry On films Barbara Windsor has been added to the 60s Retrospective film reviews. It’s there because I was interested in Joan Littlewood and the Theatre Workshop which provided almost the entire cast.

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