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Tonite Let's All Make Love in London (1967)


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Blurred traces of neon signs flashing in silence. A sinister flatted distorted tone from a guitar precedes a doomy descending chord progression. A montage of strobing kaleidoscopic images of London's nightlife.

The Queen's guards march into a courtyard. A military parade is attended by upper class city gents and their wives.

A 'Dolly Girl' in a club discusses sex, love and marriage. Edna O'Brien explains her theories on why women are freer in 1967.

Vanessa Redgrave at a press conference sings a Cuban revolutionary song. A huge crowd gathers in Trafalgar Square on a protest march.

Interview with Andrew Loog Oldham, manager of the Rolling Stones, expresses his views on money. Mick Jagger observes the violence of some of the day's young people. The Stones perform live. Girls invade the stage and attempt to rip Jagger's clothes off his body.

Julie Christie on how pleasures are much more freely available in the day's society, and much more uninhibited. Michael Caine discusses methods of seduction that disavow the traditional English sexual inhibitions.

Alan Aldridge paints psychedelic patterns on a naked girl. He says his success is due to his work ethic and setting high standards for himself. David Hockney discusses the difference between American and British culture, preferring America's laid back and egalitarian way of life.

Playboy Bunny Girls deplane at an airport for an on the spot photo shoot. Movie stars appear at the new London Playboy club. Actor Lee Marvin interview: Views London in terms of what he calls, "the mini situation": mini cars and mini skirts.

Fragmented flashes of hip young people dancing and expressing themselves in movement at the 14 Hour Technicolour Dream at London's Alexandra Palace. Allen Ginsberg's echoing voice reading his poem, "Tonite, let's all make love in London..."