October 28, 2020

1976-01-25 – The Los Angeles Times

1976 01 25 The_Los_Angeles_Times_Sun__Jan_25__1976_

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"l'lM EVENT 0F 1'

THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A MOVIE
MUSICAL QUITE LIKE “TOMMY." A
half-century from now, grandchildren will be
looking at “TOMMY" and its inevitable
successors. ”TOMMY“ is entertainment,

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SPECTACULAR IN NEARLY EVERY WAY.
The production is magnificent, the casting
and acting great. —A. o. Murphy.Daiiy Variety

A BRILLIANT OSCAR-CALIBER PER-
FORMANCE BY ANN-MARGRET. SHE IS

SUNDAY. JANUARY 25. 1976

_”TOMMY” is the new musical, and
it Will stand. —Jay Cocks.Time Magazine

"TOMMY” IS AN OVERWHELMING,
THUNDEROUS, ALMOST CONTINUOUSLY
ASTONISHING ACHIEVEMENT, coherent
and consistent from first frame to last. Its
impact is huge, inescapable, and undeniable
as a demonstration of the powerful arts of
the motion picture. Ken Russell is the most

extravagant maker 0? images in the
movnes '[O ay. ~Charles Champlin. Los Angeles Times

“TOMMY" VIRTUALLY EXPLODES WITH
EXCITEMENT ON THE SCREEN. uTOMMYn
IS MAD, FUNNY. |RREVERENT. THE
PERFORMANCES ARE EXTRAVAGANTLY
FINE, PARTICULARLY ANN-MARGRET.
SHE IS AS SENSATIONAL AS SHE
INTENDS TO BE. -Vincent Canby.New YorkTimes

"TOMMY" IS A SENSATION—a major,
dazzlingly innovative, outrageously
fascinating, culturally cognizant. high

energy capsulization of the cosmic

adventure of the post—World War II

generation. -John H. Dorr .Hollywood Reporter

AT HER PEAK AS AN ACTRESS/SINGER.

-—Rex Reed . New York Daily News Syndicate

A MlND-BLOWING MIRACLE OF A MOVIE.
A movin . absolutei beautiful de iction
of the grown-ug Tommy By Roger Daltrey.

—Norma McLain Stoop. After Dark Magazine

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