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Poster, Tommy: the Movie

This is a Poster. It was produced by Columbia Pictures. It is dated 1975 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Various Donors.

It has the following markings

LITHO. IN U.S.A. GAU Union Label 75/26 "Tommy".

It is inscribed

Columbia Pictures and Robert Stigwood Present A Film By Ken Russell “Tommy” By The Who Based On The Rock Opera by Pete Townshend Starring Ann-Margret As The Mother Oliver Reed As The Lover Roger Daltrey As Tommy And Featuring Elton John As The Pinball Wizard Guest Artists Eric Clapton, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, Paul Nicholas, Jack Nicholson, Robert Powell, Pete Townshend, Tina Turner & The Who Associate Producers Harry Benn, Musical Director, Pete Townshend, Screenplay By Ken Russell, Executive Producers Beryl Vertue And Christopher Stamp Produced By Robert Stigwood And Ken Russell, Original Sound Track Album on Polydor Records (with logo) and Tapes. Copyright The Robert Stigwood Organisation Limited Motion Pictures Association of America logo and PG rating Copyright 1975 Columbia Pictures, Inc. All Rights Reserved Litho in U.S.A. 75/26

Cite this object as

Poster, Tommy: the Movie; Produced by Columbia Pictures ; USA; offset lithograph on paper; Gift of Various Donors; 1981-29-413

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