Beat Girl - Movie poster. John Barry, Adam Faith.

Beat Girl - Movie poster.

1960. A movie poster for the 1960 British teen exploitation film directed by Edmond T. Gréville. It was release in the US under 'Wild for Kicks.' (Wikipedia). Actors David Farrar, Noelle Adam and music by Adam Faith.

Several firsts coincided with this film. It was John Barry's first film commission; the first British soundtrack to be released on a vinyl LP; the first film role for Adam Faith. "The title character of Beat Girl was played by starlet Gillian Hills, who later went on to have numerous small roles in 1960s and 1970s films, such as Blowup and A Clockwork Orange... Beat Girl marked the first film roles of British pop idol Adam Faith and actor Peter McEnery...The film also features Christopher Lee and Nigel Green as strip joint operators, and Oliver Reed in a small role as one of the "beat" youth... The original music was composer John Barry's first film commission, and was performed by the John Barry Seven and Orchestra, Adam Faith, and Shirley Anne Field. The Beat Girl soundtrack was the first British soundtrack to be released on a vinyl LP.[11] It reached number 11 on the UK Albums Chart, paving the way for the release of other film soundtrack albums" (Wikipedia)

Printed in red with black and white detail, 13.25 x 30", with a closed tear on upper right corner. Otherwise Good+ overall. Item #27129

Price: $475.00

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