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Extremes 1971 Not Rated

82 mins United Kingdom Director. Michael Lytton, Anthony Klinger

"This film is a statement of fact. Nothing was staged. Nothing was shot for sensation," says the narrator. But prepare to be shocked by unexpurgated, hard hitting documentary footage of Hell's Angels, hippies, mods, skinheads, rude boys, rock fans and heroin addicts. London and the Isle of Wight festival are captured on film with no frills, to the accompaniment of groovy 1970s rare-rock sounds.

Some of the songs from the soundtrack - by an early incarnation of Supertramp, as well as lesser-known acts including Arc, Mark McCann and Crucible - featured on what has become an extremely rare LP, on the highly collectible Deram label. Co-director Tony Klinger - son of Get Carter producer Michael Klinger - later produced The Who's The Kids are Alright documentary film, released in 1979. Please note this film features explicit adult material, including frank scenes of nudity, sexual activity and drug taking.

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Directed by

Michael Lytton

Anthony Klinger


Anthony Klinger




Pop music (1950-) Festivals Lifestyle Drug abuse Fans (social group) Hippies Hell's Angels Teenagers Skinheads Mods and Rockers


Unavailable on DVD Forgotten Features Other Grooves


Not Rated Scenes of nudity, sexual activity and drug taking




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