90001_40811 A Movable Scene_06.mov

90001_40811 A Movable Scene_06

London in the 1960s. Shot of Nelson's Column and the Landseer Lions in Trafalgar Square, zoom out to include large fountain. Various shots of London, hippies, red double-decker busses, and a slow pan across Trafalgar Square again. Interview with "hippie" - although could also be considered mod or rocker - young man with European accent, mod haircut and leather jacket. He says it's "very hard to live like a beatnik," discusses sleeping outside "in the filth," and drug use. References The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Yardbirds, and The Kinks. More shots of London & double-decker red busses. Driving shots past neon sign w/ the names "Michael Crawford" and "John Lennon," Coca-cola sign, Guinness Time clock, Skol lager, etc. Rome in the 1960s. Shots of hippies loitering on the Spanish Steps and the Piazza di Spagna. Narrator discusses "international beatnik set" - young people migrating across Europe, selling and transporting drugs. Hippie interview continues, discusses bring hash from Instanbul and selling it in Rome for a profit. Narrated by Robert Mitchum.

1970s
1960s
Color
Not Explicit