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The Music Machine 1979

90 mins United Kingdom Director. Ian Sharp

Lovely live venue The Music Machine in Camden (later renamed The Camden Palace, then Koko) provides the glitzy glitter-ball backdrop for this hugely entertaining North London disco dance contest drama, with fine performances from Gerry Sundquist and pop princess Patti Boulaye. Sterling support comes from Michael Feast, outstanding as a gangster plotting to rig the contest.

Actor Clarke Peters, making an excellent feature film debut as fleet-footed DJ Laurie, would go on to find international acclaim in the highly regarded American television series The Wire.

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Directed by

Ian Sharp


Patti Boulaye

Clarke Peters

Gerry Sundquist








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