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Getting It Straight in Notting Hill Gate
Getting It Straight in Notting Hill Gate

Getting It Straight in Notting Hill Gate 1970

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Getting It Straight in Notting Hill Gate 1970

26 mins United Kingdom Director. Jo Gannon

This time capsule counter-culture documentary was designed to redress negative perceptions of Notting Hill in 1970: "a cultural and racial melting pot...probably the world's most integrated ghetto". Radical 'Viet Grove' free spirits seen here include Caroline Coon, of Release, a free legal aid service for young people hassled by 'the fuzz', and Larry Smart, psychedelic painter and poster artist.

A version of the Quintessence track Notting Hill Gate - performed live here - was featured on the band's first album, In Blissful Company, released in 1969.

Directed by

Jo Gannon

Featuring

Larry Smart

Caroline Coon

Felix Scorpio

Genres

Documentary

Tags

Notting Hill

Collection

Beat Generations

Released

1970

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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