This Is Spinal Tap 1984



In 1982 legendary British heavy metal band Spinal Tap attempt an American comeback tour accompanied by a fan who is also a film-maker. The resulting documentary, interspersed with powerful performances of Tap's pivotal music and profound lyrics, candidly follows a rock group heading towards crisis, culminating in the infamous affair of the eighteen-inch-high Stonehenge stage prop.

Books on This Is Spinal Tap
John Kenneth Muir
This is Spinal Tap
Milwaukee, WI, 2010
Books with substantial mentioning of This Is Spinal Tap
Kathryn Bernheimer
The 50 Funniest Movies of All Time, A Critic's Ranking
Secaucus, NJ, 1999

Frank N. Magill (ed.)
Magill's Cinema Annual 1990, A Survey of the Films of 1989
Pasadena, California; Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1990
Articles with substantial mentioning of This Is Spinal Tap
The 45 greatest rock 'n' roll moments in movie history, in: Empire, nr. 162, 2002 pp. 124-135
Nick de Semlyen, "I was Frank The Bunny!", in: Empire, nr. 208 (October), 2006 pp. 124-128
Reviews
Dan Jolin, This Is Spinal Tap, in: Empire, nr. 188, 2005 pp. 154-155 (DVD review)
Author:
Title:The 45 greatest rock 'n' roll moments in movie history
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:162
Year:2002
Pp:124-135
Illustrations:  yes
Interview with: Isaac Hayes
Penelope Spheeris
Cameron Crowe
Author:Dan Jolin
Title:This Is Spinal Tap
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:188
Year:2005
Pp:154-155
Illustrations:  no
DVD review of:   This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Author:Nick de Semlyen
Title:"I was Frank The Bunny!"
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:208
Year:2006
Pp:124-128
Illustrations:  yes
Related persons:   James Duval
Rossie Harris
Oliwia Dabrowska
Kirk Baltz
Ellen Sandweiss
Billy Redden
Paul Shaffer
Daniel Richter
Estelle Reiner

This Is Spinal Tap
United States 1984

Directed by

Cast
Fran Drescher
Paul Shaffer
Fred Willard
Brinke Stevens

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Year:1984
Running time:82 minutes
Country:United States
Language:English

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