Psychedelia in the UK: "A Technicolor Dream"

Ya follow?

Michael Gerber

Publisher at The American Bystander
is Blogmom of Hey Dullblog. His novels and parodies have sold 1.25 million copies in 25 languages. He lives in Santa Monica, CA, and runs The American Bystander all-star print humor magazine.
Michael Gerber
Ya follow?

Latest posts by Michael Gerber (see all)

Inside the "Ally Pally," for The 14-Hour Technicolor Dream, 1967

Inside the “Ally Pally,” for The 14-Hour Technicolor Dream, 1967

Any of you that have been interested by my burblings on “psychedelia”—by which I mean the whole gestation, birth and decay of the flower-power movement—will be interested in a video I streamed from Netflix last night: “A Technicolor Dream.” It documents the UK scene: the Albert Hall poetry reading in 1965; the Indica bookstore; IT; The London Free School; UFO; and finally the Fourteen Hour Technicolor Dream on April 30, 1967.

Lots of Beatles-related stuff in here, from McCartney’s right-hand Miles, to footage of a very stoned John Lennon. Here’s the trailer…

If you liked this, share it!
Share on Facebook
Facebook
Tweet about this on Twitter
Twitter
Share on StumbleUpon
StumbleUpon


4 Comments

  1. Avatar J.R. Clark wrote:

    Fantastic! I can’t wait to see the entire documentary.

  2. Avatar bcelaya wrote:

    yea I watched this program a few months ago. Fantastic! It so made me miss that era. What a wonderful time to be alive (although the experience was a bit blunted for us hippies living in Texas)

  3. Avatar Linda S. wrote:

    Seems the video clip has been taken down “in our country”. :-[

  4. […] Park, they very well could’ve enjoyed staging happenings (their own version of “The 14-Hour Technicolor Dream“), creating performance films like “Rock and Roll Circus,” and surprise […]

%d bloggers like this: