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Dance Craze (1981)

The independent British 2 Tone record label was founded by Jerry Dammers of The Specials in 1979 to promote ska-flavoured dance music performed by...

Selecter, The

The Selecter are often considered 2 Tone's 'also ran's' behind The Specials. They were a top live draw in their own right, though, and their 1980...

Bad Manners

Formed in 1979, Bad Manners - a nine-piece ska band from north London - were one of the many bands to take their inspiration...

Allniters, The

During the late 70s/early 80s a small pub in downtown Sydney, called the Sussex Hotel, was the birthplace of the Australian mod revival. When...

2 Tone

The independent 2 Tone Records label was founded by Jerry Dammers of The Specials in 1979. Dedicated to dance-floor music performed by racially mixed...

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Eliza Fraser (1976)

The full title of the movie is actually A Faithful Narrative of the Capture, Sufferings and Miraculous Escape of Eliza Fraser, which is supposed to...

Allnighter, The (1987)

It is graduation time at California's surf-side Pacifica College - the culmination of four years of sun, sea, surf and occasional study. Before donning their caps and gowns,...

McConnell Story, The (1955)

This real-life biopic portrays the unlikely rise of Captain Joseph C 'Mac' McConnell Jr (played here by Alan Ladd, who seems way too old...
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