The Observer magazine - Britain's First Film Rock Opera (28 March 1971)
The Observer magazine - Britain's First Film Rock Opera (28 March 1971) Fair to good condition for age - read once - small tear at edge of rear cover - small crease at top of front cover
"FRANK ZAPPA, THE ROYAL PHILHARMONIC AND ME"
Take the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, a rock group and corps de ballet, concentration camp, crashed Spitfire, groupie nun and Frank Zappa and you have just some of the ingredients of the first rock-opera filmed in the UK. '200 Motels' began what promises to be a notorious progress to the screen when a concert based on its songs was banned. Tony Palmer reports on 10 days in which it was made.
VIRGINIA WOOLF - We examine her despair and her genius
3 page feature
THE ART OF UPDATING YOUR HUSBAND - Liz Smith and Raymond Hawkey shows you how to change your husband into a man of the 1970s without making him feel that he is trying to be a trendsetter
Interesting 4 page feature
MEMORY: DOES YOURS GET BY? - 2 page memory feature
(further feature below)
MEMORY: CASE OF THE GIDDY GOAT
What your success with the above memory feature, at least you weren't asked to bridge the memory gap after deep anaesthetics, which is what happened to a goat in an experiment which upset a long-standing theory about memory. Here John Davy continues his inquiry into the new thinking about memory.
Two and a half page feature
ROYAL ALBERT HALL - We examine the secret of The Royal Albert Hall's popularity