Ken Russell, veteran film director, dies at 84
Provocative but rarely boring, Ken Russell‘s films included several biopics of actors (Valentino), sculptors (Henri Gaudier-Brzeska) and more frequently, musicians (Mahler, Liszt, Tchaikovsky). His occasionally eccentric view of Life coincided perfectly with The Who’s rather strange rock opera, Tommy, which gave us this memorable Elton John performance and a very large pair of boots.
So enjoy the moment, put it on full screen and turn it up!
Strange Random Ken Russell Quote:
“Reality is a dirty word for me, I know it isn’t for most people, but I am not interested. There’s too much of it about.”
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