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Black and Blue (1981)

Concert film of 1980 East Coast U.S. performance by heavy metal bands Black Sabbath and Blue Oyster Cult.

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Jay Dubin
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Cast

Credited cast:
Vinny Appice Vinny Appice ... Himself (Black Sabbath)
Black Sabbath ... Themselves
Eric Bloom ... Himself (Blue Oyster Cult)
Blue Öyster Cult ... Themselves
Albert Bouchard ... Himself (Blue Oyster Cult)
Joe Bouchard ... Himself (Blue Oyster Cult)
Geezer Butler ... Himself (Black Sabbath)
Ronnie James Dio ... Himself (Black Sabbath)
Tony Iommi ... Himself (Black Sabbath)
Allen Lanier ... Himself (Blue Oyster Cult)
Geoff Nicholls Geoff Nicholls ... Himself (Black Sabbath)
Donald Roeser ... Himself (Blue Oyster Cult)
Ari Satlin Ari Satlin ... Young Johnny
Julie Simone ... Susie (as Julie Robb)
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Concert film of 1980 East Coast U.S. performance by heavy metal bands Black Sabbath and Blue Oyster Cult.

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1.5 Million People Saw It Live... Now Hear and Experience the Power and the Glory Again & Again & Again!

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Documentary | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1981 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color
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Godzilla
Performed by Blue Öyster Cult
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Unless you like the bands this is pretty bad
9 August 2009 | by preppy-3See all my reviews

Concert footage of Black Sabbath and Blue Oyster Cult shot around 1980 or so. I seem to be one of the few people to actually see this in a theatre. It played one week only in a tiny little theatre in Boston. How tiny? The basic reaction people yelled out on seeing how small the theatre was was "NO WAY" or other more colorful refrains. The screen size was (to be nice) small and the sound while LOUD was not in Dolby stereo. I was in college when I went to see it out of curiosity (I knew nothing of the two groups). The theatre wasn't exactly packed but it was full of teenagers who knew the groups and knew the songs and were in full voice. I had more fun listening to their reactions then seeing what was on the screen! Also there were three ushers (for this tiny little theatre) that were constantly running up and down the aisles telling kids to keep quiet or telling them to put out the joints (some kids literally tried to smoke them in the theatre)! The movie itself was badly shot with quite a lot of the footage out of focus. Also the director didn't seem to have a clue on where to put the camera--it was all over the place. I didn't recognize (or like) any of the songs and I thought the Godzilla song by Cult was incredibly stupid. I admit to laughing out loud when the drummer put on a Godzilla mask while drumming (with strobe lights going full tilt). So for a non-fan this was pretty boring and pointless but the audience made my screening fun (that's why I'm giving it a 5 instead of a 1). BTW most of my audience walked out of the movie, after it was over, swearing a mile a minute about songs that WEREN'T in the movie. For die hard fans this might be fun.


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