Quadrophenia – Great Retro Brit Flick
Quadrophenia – Great Retro Brit Flick I can remember the first time I saw the advert at the Bank Underground station in 1979. I worked at the Royal Mail – King Edward Building and I was eighteen years old – very impressionable and everything retro British from the sixties appealed to me. There was Sting from the band: The Police and Toyah Willcox who were all rock stars of that time. I saw a line of Mods with Sting and Toyah plus a various group of young up and coming actors. Quadrophenia: A…
Taking inspiration from Bruce Robertson’s cover from the 1962 Scootering novel and mixing it with pop art a design was created which reflected the “four” personalities of Jimmy combining it with the accepted imaginary of mod culture.
Jimmy's Lambretta scooter from Quadrophenia up for auction - Retro to Go
A piece of movie history is going through Bonham's auction room later this month - the scooter rode by Jimmy Cooper in the cult mod flick Quadrophenia,