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The Nice Screens

 

Nice Screen One: Sweet: All That Glitters

Courtesy of the official Sweet Channel comes this BBC documentary originally broadcast in February 1974 charting 24 hours in the life of legendary rock band Sweet that asks the question: "Is the music business really that glamorous?"
The show contains live material shot on the 21st December 1973 during their legendary concert in the Rainbow Theatre, London. (19 mins 20 secs)

 

Nice Screen Two:  Posers - New Romantics Of The Kings Road 1981

Courtesy of R4949: A look at the Kings Road culture in 1981 - at the height of the New Romantics

(24 mins 03 secs)


 

Articles

All interviews: gR unless otherwise stated.

 

October 2016

Room 37:    Respectable - The Mary Millington Story


"She really was a pioneer and a free-thinker. I take my hat off to porn star Mary Millington. She was an inspirational woman, and totally unique. It's just tragic - and utterly unforgivable - that she lost her life at such a young age"


Writer, film maker and broadcaster Simon Sheridan gives an exclusive article to The Nice Rooms 

 

September 2016

Room 36:   The Lost Art Of The Film Poster 


There was a time when poster artists and their art sold the film: A time when there wasn't a photo-shopped, airbrushed image of a star anywhere in sight. 

 

June 2016

Room 33:   John Burke's The World Of Cinema 1977 - 1980 


Anyone interested in cinematic films or film stars between the years of 1977 to 1980 will be interested in a new series of articles on John Burke's blog: John Burke's a-Musings. The articles on John's Blog each dissect an issue of the magazine Film Review -  A magazine which first appeared in 1950 and continued until 2008  

 

January 2016

Room 28: Life, Animation And Everything Else   


Al Guest and Jean Mathieson-Guest's careers have spanned black and white television to video games. Together their achievements in the film, animation and video game industries are a living testament to a couple who remain firmly at the top of their game.


.. Alligator, Any Which Way You Can, Body Heat, One From The Heart, Rocket Robin Hood, The Undersea Adventures Of Captain Nemo, Ratchet & Clank ....the list just goes on and on!


Al and Jean kindly took time out from their busy schedule for an exclusive interview with The Nice Rooms!

 

November 2015

Room 26: Casino Royale - It's Too Much For One James Bond!   


An exclusive interview with Michael Richardson about the 1967 film Casino Royale that became the most bizarre Bond production ever. Read about all the behind the scenes and more here at The Nice Rooms.