Lot 502 (Music Memorabilia & Vinyl Records, 24th November 2020)

THE SMITHS - I STARTED SOMETHING VIDEO PRODUCTION COLLECTION

THE SMITHS - I STARTED SOMETHING VIDEO PRODUCTION COLLECTION. An excellent collection of materials relating to the production of the video for The Smiths - I Started Something.. in 1987. As all Smiths fans will know, hundreds of devotees responded to an official casting call for extras to feature in the video, playing Morrissey lookalikes cycling through Manchester. This lot details the process and includes: a quantity of application letters and photos submitted to Pat Bellis at Rough Trade including from the final participants, the final list inc annotations by Pat, production schedule, agreements and information, a quantity of thank you letters sent to Pat upon completion of the video and of course a finished copy of the VHS tape for good measure. Fantastic! All from the Geoff Travis Rough Trade collection.

Sold for £2,600


 

THE SMITHS - I STARTED SOMETHING VIDEO PRODUCTION COLLECTION. An excellent collection of materials relating to the production of the video for The Smiths - I Started Something.. in 1987. As all Smiths fans will know, hundreds of devotees responded to an official casting call for extras to feature in the video, playing Morrissey lookalikes cycling through Manchester. This lot details the process and includes: a quantity of application letters and photos submitted to Pat Bellis at Rough Trade including from the final participants, the final list inc annotations by Pat, production schedule, agreements and information, a quantity of thank you letters sent to Pat upon completion of the video and of course a finished copy of the VHS tape for good measure. Fantastic! All from the Geoff Travis Rough Trade collection.

Auction: Music Memorabilia & Vinyl Records, 24th November 2020

Day 1 (Tue): Almost 600 lots of music memorabilia, posters, tickets, instruments and equipment (lots 1-599)
Day 2 (Wed): Almost 600 lots of rare & collectable vinyl records (lots 600-1190)

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