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RIP Ken Russell who made Tommy even more psychodelic.

Ken Burns directed The Who, Clapton, Elton John, Tina Turner, Jack Nicholson, and even got Ann Margaret to writhe in baked beans.

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    What about the boy?
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    Clapton is "The Preacher" in a cult that worships Marilyn Monroe
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    Rod Stewart was originally intended to play the pinball wizard, but Elton John talked him out of it. Elton then took the part himself. Bitch indeed!
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    Ken Russell was said to have used a bullwhip during the directing of this movie.
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    Kids this was a record
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    Jack (The Doctor) sings!
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    Ann Margaret and Pete Towensend were nominated for Oscars.
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    Ken Russell originally wanted Christopher Lee to play the Doctor. But he was in Bangkok, Thailand, filming The Man with the Golden Gun.
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    'That deaf dumb and blind kid sure plays a mean pinball."
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    "Elton only agreed to do this movie if they would let him keep the boots.
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    Ann Margret and Oliver Reed (Tommy's mom and dad ) were only about three years older than Daltrey.
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    The original choice to play the Acid Queen was David Bowie.
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    Clapton
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    George Lucas was offered the chance to direct this movie in the early-1970s, but turned it down because he was developing American Graffiti
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    The building that is seen to be on fire, part of Tommy's holiday camp, is in fact really burning down. It is South Parade Pier in Southsea. A fire was accidentally started during the filming and the crew decided to include the footage in the film. The fire-crews and the fire are genuine.
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    Ann looked great in baked beans.
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    This is how I listened to it.
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    Tina was a MILF before anyone had ever heard of one.
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    Tina WAS the Acid queen.
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    Sally Simpson didn't come home.