October 21, 2020

1975-03-21 – The Indianapolis Star

1975 03 21 The_Indianapolis_Star_Fri__Mar_21__1975_


“Tommy9 Debut March 28 l

TOMMY. A film based on Turner. 1

the rock opera by Pete TOWN“ “The movie, in which all
shend and The Who, will have dialogue is sung by the princi- 4
its Indianapolis premiere Fri- p313, 15 the story of a boy

day, March 23, at the Eest- who is struck deaf, dumb,
WOOd Theater where the film and blind afterwitnessingthe-

Will be.presented in 4-Track murder of his father. There
Magnetic Sound. are 30 separate songs or mus-
“Tommy” stars Ann-Mar- ical sequences in “Tommy.”

gret, Oliver Reed, and Roger Pete Townshend composed

Daltrey as Tommy, and fea- all but three of the songs;
tures Elton John as The Pm- two of the three were com-

ball Wizard, with guesl aetists posed by John Entwistle and
Eric Clapton, John Entmstle, 1 by Keith Moon (311 mem-
Keith Moon, Paul Nicholas, bers of The Who).

Jack Nicholson, Robert Pow- Filmed in color, “Tummy”

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e11, Pete Townshend, and Tina is rated “PG". ‘ I