skip to content
The great rock 'n' roll swindle Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The great rock 'n' roll swindle

Author: Julien TempleJeremy ThomasDon BoydMalcolm McLarenSex Pistols (Musical group)All authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Shout! Factory ; New York, N.Y. : Sony BMG Music Entertainment [distributor], 2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Partial animation : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The bizarre and hilarious fictional documentary charting the rise and fall of punk's most notorious band. The film presents the band's success as an elaborate scam perpetrated by its calculating manager, Malcolm McLaren, to make 'a million pounds.' Features over seventeen classic performances.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Foreign films
Feature films
Documentary-style films
Fiction films
Material Type: Partial animation, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julien Temple; Jeremy Thomas; Don Boyd; Malcolm McLaren; Sex Pistols (Musical group); Boyd's Co.; Virgin Films.; Matrixbest (Firm); Shout! Factory (Firm); Sony BMG Music Entertainment.
ISBN: 0738931993 9780738931999
OCLC Number: 60685766
Language Note: English audio.
Notes: DVD release of the 1980 motion picture.
Special features: interview and commentary with director Julien Temple by rock writer Chris Salewicz.
Credits: Photography, Adam Barker-Mill [and others] ; editors, Richard Bedford [and others] ; animation, Bill Mather [and others] ; music, Sex Pistols.
Cast: The Sex Pistols (Steve Jones, Sid Vicious, Ronnie Biggs, Paul Cook, Johnny Rotten), Malcolm McLaren, Mary Millington, Liz Frazer, Irene Handl, The Black Arabs.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated (contains nudity and adult language).
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Contents: God save the Queen --
Anarchy in the U.K. --
My way.
Other Titles: Rock and roll swindle
Responsibility: Boyds Co. & Virgin Films Limited in association with MatrixBest Ltd. ; executive producers, Jeremy Thomas, Don Boyd ; written and directed by Julien Temple.

Abstract:

The bizarre and hilarious fictional documentary charting the rise and fall of punk's most notorious band. The film presents the band's success as an elaborate scam perpetrated by its calculating manager, Malcolm McLaren, to make 'a million pounds.' Features over seventeen classic performances.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/60685766> # The great rock 'n' roll swindle
    a schema:Movie, bgn:DVD, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "60685766" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/475703582#Place/new_york_n_y> ; # New York, N.Y.
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/475703582#Place/los_angeles_calif> ; # Los Angeles, Calif.
   rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: pan" ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/475703582#Organization/sex_pistols_musical_group> ; # Sex Pistols (Musical group)
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/ML421> ;
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/782.42166/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1084153> ; # Punk rock music
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/2233147484323749360004> ; # Sex Pistols (Musical group)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1030398> ; # Music--Performance
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/475703582#Topic/punk_rock_music_performances> ; # Punk rock music--Performances
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1099179> ; # Rock groups
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85088806> ; # Music--Performance
   schema:alternateName "Rock and roll swindle" ;
   schema:contentRating "MPAA rating: Not rated (contains nudity and adult language)." ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/145222282> ; # Shout! Factory (Firm)
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/149339340> ; # Don Boyd
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/117972382> ; # Julien Temple
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/140822022> ; # Virgin Films.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/32184055> ; # Malcolm McLaren
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/304130472> ; # Jeremy Thomas
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/2233147484323749360004> ; # Sex Pistols (Musical group)
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/232672230> ; # Matrixbest (Firm)
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/233517501> ; # Boyd's Co.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/148113165> ; # Sony BMG Music Entertainment.
   schema:datePublished "2005" ;
   schema:description "The bizarre and hilarious fictional documentary charting the rise and fall of punk's most notorious band. The film presents the band's success as an elaborate scam perpetrated by its calculating manager, Malcolm McLaren, to make 'a million pounds.' Features over seventeen classic performances."@en ;
   schema:description "God save the Queen -- Anarchy in the U.K. -- My way."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/475703582> ;
   schema:genre "Foreign films"@en ;
   schema:genre "Fiction films"@en ;
   schema:genre "Documentary-style films"@en ;
   schema:genre "Feature films"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The great rock 'n' roll swindle"@en ;
   schema:productID "60685766" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/60685766#PublicationEvent/los_angeles_calif_shout_factory_new_york_n_y_sony_bmg_music_entertainment_distributor_2005> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/475703582#Agent/shout_factory> ; # Shout! Factory
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/475703582#Agent/sony_bmg_music_entertainment_distributor> ; # Sony BMG Music Entertainment [distributor]
   schema:url <http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/109/000000000010109172.gif> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780738931999> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/60685766> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/475703582#Agent/shout_factory> # Shout! Factory
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Shout! Factory" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/475703582#Agent/sony_bmg_music_entertainment_distributor> # Sony BMG Music Entertainment [distributor]
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Sony BMG Music Entertainment [distributor]" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/475703582#Organization/sex_pistols_musical_group> # Sex Pistols (Musical group)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Sex Pistols (Musical group)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/475703582#Place/los_angeles_calif> # Los Angeles, Calif.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Los Angeles, Calif." ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85088806> # Music--Performance
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Music--Performance"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1030398> # Music--Performance
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Music--Performance"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1084153> # Punk rock music
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Punk rock music"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1099179> # Rock groups
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Rock groups"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/117972382> # Julien Temple
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Temple" ;
   schema:givenName "Julien" ;
   schema:name "Julien Temple" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/140822022> # Virgin Films.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Virgin Films." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/145222282> # Shout! Factory (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Shout! Factory (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/148113165> # Sony BMG Music Entertainment.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Sony BMG Music Entertainment." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/149339340> # Don Boyd
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1948 August 11" ;
   schema:familyName "Boyd" ;
   schema:givenName "Don" ;
   schema:name "Don Boyd" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/2233147484323749360004> # Sex Pistols (Musical group)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Sex Pistols (Musical group)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/232672230> # Matrixbest (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Matrixbest (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/233517501> # Boyd's Co.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Boyd's Co." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/304130472> # Jeremy Thomas
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Thomas" ;
   schema:givenName "Jeremy" ;
   schema:name "Jeremy Thomas" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/32184055> # Malcolm McLaren
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1946" ;
   schema:deathDate "2010" ;
   schema:familyName "McLaren" ;
   schema:givenName "Malcolm" ;
   schema:name "Malcolm McLaren" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780738931999>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0738931993" ;
   schema:isbn "9780738931999" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.