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Tommy

1975

Cast: Oliver Reed, Ann-Margret, Roger Daltrey
Director: Ken Russell
Writer: Ken Russell
Cinematographer: Dick Bush, Ronnie Taylor
Editor: Stuart Baird
Production Designers: John Clark
Production Company: Columbia Pictures","Robert Stigwood Organisation

TOMMY (1975) began as The Who’s two-disc concept album of the same name from 1969 that was called the world’s first “rock opera.” Although some American radio stations banned the record for being too controversial, it was a commercial success, compounded by the band’s live tour. Pete Townshend was initially reluctant to adapt his songs for the big screen… Learn more at the AFI Catalog

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