Guerreras de Nueva York (Times Square lobby card, Mexico, 1981)

Posted on 17th August 2018 in "Times Square"
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Mexican lobby card for the film "Guerreras de Nueva York," 1981 ("Times Square," 1980)

Mexico’s Guerreras de Nueva York got at least one lobby card, too, and here it is, with the same photo used on two items in Karen Dean’s (DefeatedandGifted’s) collection: one of three lobby cards from somewhere that used the US logo, but had EMI as the film’s distributor; and a pull-out poster from an unidentified magazine.

Organización Apolo, S.A. presenta a
ROBIN JOHNSON
TRINI ALVARADO
TIM CURRY en

Guerreras de Nueva York

NO SOMOS INOCENTES…
NO SOMOS CULPABLES…
¡SOMOS JOVENES!

Director ALAN MOYLE

Organización Apolo, S.A. presents
ROBIN JOHNSON
TRINI ALVARADO
TIM CURRY in

Warriors of New York

WE ARE NOT INNOCENT…
WE ARE NOT GUILTY…
WE ARE YOUNG!

Director ALAN MOYLE

 

 

Guerreras de Nueva York
Lobby card (AAT ID: 300208593)
27.6 x 35.6 cm. (10.9 x 14 in.)
Mexico (work);
Times_Square_Mexican_Lobby_Card_1981_1080px.jpg
839 x 1080 px, 96 dpi, 479 kb (image)

 

Times Square ©1980 StudioCanal/Canal+

 

Guerreras de Nueva York (Times Square movie poster, Mexico, 1981)

Posted on 5th August 2018 in "Times Square"
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1981 Mexican movie poster for TIMES SQUARE (1980)  Text:  NO SOMOS CRIMINALES... Y SI NOS TRATAN COMO TAL USAREMOS ANTIFAZ  NO NECESITAMOS ANTIDEPRESIVOS QUEREMOS AMOR  NO SOMOS INOCENTES... NO SOMOS CULPABLES... SOMOS JOVENES  NO SOMOS GOLFAS... AYUDENOS A VIVIR  ORGANIZACION APOLO, S.A. Presenta a ROBIN JOHNSON • TRINI ALVARADO • TIM CURRY en Guerreras de Nueva York Director ALAN MOYLE  Un Film de Robert Stigwood   [WE ARE NOT CRIMINALS ... AND IF WE'RE TREATED THAT WAY WE'LL WEAR MASKS  WE DO NOT NEED ANTIDEPRESSANTS WE WANT LOVE  WE ARE NOT INNOCENT ... WE ARE NOT GUILTY ... WE ARE YOUNG  WE ARE NOT WHORES ... HELP US TO LIVE  APOLO ORGANIZATION, S.A. Presents ROBIN JOHNSON • TRINI ALVARADO • TIM CURRY in Warriors of New York Director ALAN MOYLE  A Film by Robert Stigwood]

Warriors of New York came out in Mexico in 1981, and its poster was a collage of publicity stills and the European poster painting. To my mind, though, the most interesting thing about it, even more than the new title, is that Robin Johnson has top billing, and Tim Curry is reduced to third. I can only assume that, even more than in the rest of the world, she was the film’s major selling point in Mexico.

Clockwise from top left: an edit of the photo that ran in Film Review Vol 31 No 1, on an Italian lobby poster, and on the back of the Japanese promo flyer and in the Japanese souvenir program book (in the movie, Nicky holds the microphone in her other hand); a shot of the final concert that I think is making its first appearance here; a larger crop of a shot that appeared in the Japanese program book, and which appeared in an even larger crop on a lobby card whose provenance I’m unsure of (part of the collection of Karen Dean (DefeatedandGifted); I’ve assumed they’re Australian, but I don’t know — they use the American logo but identify the distributor as EMI, not AFD); a shot whose last appearance was in the Japanese program book, and you know what, you can find its previous appearances listed in that post; the painting by Cummins that first appeared on the UK movie poster and on most of the European posters after; and a shot that previously appeared in the “Press Folder,” as a UK lobby card, and in Joepie No. 365.

Here’s the text, along with my feeble attempt at a translation. As always, I welcome any corrections.

NO SOMOS CRIMINALES… Y SI NOS TRATAN COMO TAL USAREMOS ANTIFAZ

NO NECESITAMOS ANTIDEPRESIVOS
QUEREMOS AMOR

NO SOMOS INOCENTES… NO SOMOS CULPABLES… SOMOS JOVENES

NO SOMOS GOLFAS… AYUDENOS A VIVIR

ORGANIZACION APOLO, S.A. Presenta a
ROBIN JOHNSON • TRINI ALVARADO • TIM CURRY en
Guerreras de Nueva York
Director ALAN MOYLE

Un Film de
Robert Stigwood

WE ARE NOT CRIMINALS … AND IF WE’RE TREATED THAT WAY WE’LL WEAR MASKS

WE DO NOT NEED ANTIDEPRESSANTS
WE WANT LOVE

WE ARE NOT INNOCENT … WE ARE NOT GUILTY … WE ARE YOUNG

WE ARE NOT WHORES … HELP US TO LIVE

APOLO ORGANIZATION, S.A. Presents
ROBIN JOHNSON • TRINI ALVARADO • TIM CURRY in
Warriors of New York
Director ALAN MOYLE

A Film by
Robert Stigwood

Further reading:

Film Review Vol 31 No 1
Italian lobby poster 2 of 2
Japanese promo flyer
Japanese souvenir program book, pp. 1-7
Japanese souvenir program book, pp. 12-13
Japanese souvenir program book, pp. 20-24
Movie poster, UK
Movie poster, Belgium
Movie poster, Italy
Movie poster, Spain
Movie poster, Yugoslavia

 

 

Guerreras de Nueva York
Mexico : poster : AAT ID: 300027221 : 42.2 x 55.9 cm : 1981 (work);
Times_Square_Movie_Poster_Mexico_1981_1080px.jpg
829 x 1080 px, 96 dpi, 553 kb (image)

 

Times Square ©1980 StudioCanal/Canal+

 

Música Original de la Película TIMES SQUARE (soundtrack album, Mexican edition, 1981)

Posted on 24th July 2018 in "Times Square"
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This is the last version of the soundtrack album I have, and the one in the worst condition. I’ve seen one or two other copies and they were as beat up as this one is. They might have had their spines intact, where this one’s is completely worn away (which is why I have no picture of it), but that didn’t seem enough to justify buying another copy. This one also didn’t have the paper picture sleeves. I don’t know if they were issued with the Mexican edition or not.

The most interesting thing about this edition is that all the text is in Spanish.


TIMES SQUARE original soundtrack album, Mexico, 1981, gatefold interior  Text:  Producido por ROBERT STIGWOOD AND JAC0B BRACKMAN  Dirigido por ALAN MOYLE       Distribuido por EMI ROBERT STIGWOOD Presenta "TIMES SQUARE"  Protagonistas  TIM CURRY  TRINI ALVARADO  y presentando a ROBIN JOHNSON como Nicky   Con PETER COFFIELD  HERBERT BERGHOF  DAVID MARGULIES ANNA MARIA HORSFORD   Vestuario ROBERT deMORA  Escenografía STUART WURTZEL Una historia de ALAN MOYLE AND  LEANNE UNGER Guion  JACOB BRACKMAN  Edicion TOM PRIESTLEY Productores Ejecutivos KEVIN McCORMICK JOHN NICOLELLA       Productor Asociado BILL OAKES       Director de Fotografía JAMES A. CONTNER

All the other editions of the soundtrack seem to have been issued simultaneously in 1980, but this one is dated 1981. It also has a unique version of the cover art: where the US edition has the familiar face of Tim Curry as Johnny LaGuardia on Nicky’s badge, and the Canadian, French, and Peruvian editions had a blank red spot, and the UK edition had nothing at all, the Mexican version has a painted red blank badge, imitating the paint-smeared style of the rest of the cover.

The Peruvian edition had some of the song titles in Spanish on its labels, and interestingly, they’re not all identical to the titles here. For instance, “Help Me!” in Peru is “Ayúdenme,” and in Mexico it’s “Ayudame.” “Babylon’s Burning” in Peru is “El incendio de Babylon,” and in Mexico, “Babilonia se quema.” I suppose it shouldn’t be surprising that Mexican Spanish and Peruvian Spanish are different, but as a speaker of neither it’s fascinating to see evidence.

[FRONT:]

Música Original de la Película
TIMES
SQUARE
Una Producción de ROBERT STIGWOOD
LPR 16370 A2 ESTEREO
Presentando música de:
SUZI QUATRQ, THE PRETENDERS, R0XY MUSIC,
GARY NUMAN, MARCY LEVY & ROBIN GIBB, TALKING HEADS, JOE JACKSON,
XTC, THE RAMONES, ROBIN JOHNSON & TRINI ALVARADO,
THE RUTS, D.L. BYRON. LOU REED, DESMOND CHILD &, ROUGE,
GARLAND JEFFREYS, THE CURE, PATTT SMITH GROUP, DAVID JOHANSEN.

[GATEFOLD:]

Producido por ROBERT STIGWOOD AND JAC0B BRACKMAN Dirigido por ALAN MOYLE Distribuido por EMI
ROBERT STIGWOOD Presenta “TIMES SQUARE” Protagonistas TIM CURRY TRINI ALVARADO y presentando a ROBIN JOHNSON como Nicky Con PETER COFFIELD HERBERT BERGHOF DAVID MARGULIES
ANNA MARIA HORSFORD Vestuario ROBERT deMORA Escenografía STUART WURTZEL
Una historia de ALAN MOYLE AND LEANNE UNGER
Guion JACOB BRACKMAN
Edicion TOM PRIESTLEY
Productores Ejecutivos KEVIN McCORMICK JOHN NICOLELLA
Productor Asociado BILL OAKES
Director de Fotografía JAMES A. CONTNER

[BACK:]

LPR 16370 A2 ESTEREO
1 MCR 91010

Disco 1 Lado 1
“ROCK HARD” – SUZI QUATRO
ROCK PESADO 3:18 PRODUCIDO POR MIKE CHAPMAN
M. Chapman/N. Chinn (Chinnicap Publishing, Inc
Admin. in the U.S.A. & Canada by Careers Music, Inc.)
Cortesia de Dreamland Records, Inc. ℗ 1980 Dreamland Records. Inc.
“TALK OF THE TOWN”
– THE PRETENDERS
HABLA DEL PUEBLO 3:16 PRODUCIDO POR CHRIS THOMAS
C. Hynde (Al Gallico Music Corp.)
Cortesia de Sire Records, Inc./Real Records ℗ 1980 REAL RECORDS
“SAME OLD SCENE” – ROXY MUSIC
LA MISMA EXCENA 3:54 PRODUCIDO POR ROXY MUSIC Y RHETT DAVIES
B. Ferry (E. G. Music, Inc.)
Cortesia de E.G. Records, Ltd./Atlantic Recording Corp./Polydor
International ℗ 1980 Atlantic Recording Corporation
“DOWN IN THE PARK” – GARY NUMAN
EN EL PARQUE 4:20 PRODUCIDO POR GARY NUMAN
G. Numan (Geoff & Eddie Music, Inc. and Blackwood Music Inc)
Cortesia de Wea Records, Ltd.?Beggars Banquet Limited
℗1979 A. Beggars Banquet Recording
“HELP ME!”
– MARCY LEVY & ROBIN GIBB
AYUDAME 3:37 PRODUCIDO POR ROBIN GIBB AND BLUE WEAVER
R. Gibb/B. Weaver (Stigwood Music, Inc. (Unichappell Music, Admin.)
℗1980 Yam, Inc.

Lado 2
“LIFE DURING WARTIME”
– TALKING HEADS
LA VIDA DURANTE LA GUERRA 3:40 PRODUCIDO POR BRIAN ENO Y TALKING HEADS
D. Byrne (Index Music/Bleu Disque Music Co. Inc.)
Cortesia de Sire Records, Inc./Real Records ℗ 1979 Sire Records Company
“PRETTY BOYS” – JOE JACKSON
CHICOS GUAPOS 3:21 PRODUCIDO JOE JACKSON
J. Jackson (Albion Music, Ltd. (Admin by Almo Music Corp. in
the U.S. & Canada) Cortesia de A. & M. Records, Inc.
℗1980 Multiplier N. V.
“TAKE THIS TOWN” – XTC
TOMEN ESTE PUEBLO 4:07 PRODUCICO POR STEVE LILLYWHITE
A. Partridge (Nymph Music (Unichappell Music, Admin.)
Cortesia de Virgin Records, Ltd. ℗1980 Virgin Records, Ltd.
“I WANNA BE SEDATED” – THE RAMONES
QUIERO ESTAR TRANQUILO 2:229 PRODUCIDO POR T. ERDELYI Y ED STASIUM
The ramones (Bleu Disque Music Co. Inc./Taco Tunes, Inc.)
Cortesia de Sire Records, Inc./Real Records ℗1979 SIre Records, Inc.
“DAMN DOG” – ROBIN JOHNSON
PERRO MALDITO 2:40 PRODUCIDO POR BILL OAKES
INGENIERO: THOM PANUNZIO – B. Mernit/J. Brackman
(Stigwood Music, Inc. (Unichappell Music, Admin)
℗1980 Multiplier N.V.

Disco 2 Lado 1
“YOUR DAUGHTER IS ONE”
– ROBIN JOHNSON & TRINI ALVARADO
TU HIJA ES UNICA 2:10 PRODUCIDO POR BILL OAKES
INGENIERO: JOHN PACE – B. Mernit/N. Ross/S. Brackman
(Stigwood Music, Inc. (Unichappell Music, Admin)
℗1980 Multiplier N.V.
“BABYLON’S BURNING” – THE RUTS
BABILONIA SE QUEMA 2:34 ARREGLOS Y PRODUCCION DE MICK GLOSSOP
J. Jennings/D. Ruffy/M. Owen/P. Fox (Nymph Music (Unichappel
Music, Admin.) Cortesia de Virgin Records, Ltd. P 1979 Virgin Records, Ltd.
“YOU CAN’T HURRY LOVE” – D.L. BYRON
NO PUEDES APRESURAR EL AMOR 3:04 PRODUCIDO POR JIMMY IOVINE CON JON SMALL
E. Holland/L. Dozier/B. Holland (Stone Agate Music Division)
Cortesia de Arista Records, Inc. ℗1980 Arista Records, Inc.
“WALK ON THE WILD SIDE”
– LOU REED
VE POR EL CAMINO DIFICIL 4:12 PRODUCIDO POR DAVID BOWIE Y MICK RONSON
L. Reed (Oakfield Avenue Music, Ltd.)
Cortesia de RCA Records ℗1972 RCA Records
“THE NIGHT WAS NOT”
– DESMOND CHILD & ROUGE
NO FUE EN LA NOCHE 3:08 PRODUCIDO POR RICHARD LANDIS Y D.C. ASSOCIATE PRODUCTIONS
D. Child (Desmobile Music Co.)
Cortesia de Capitol records, Inc. ℗1979 Capitol Records, Inc.

Lado 2
“INNOCENT, NOT GUILTY”
– GARLAND JEFFREYS
INOCENTE, NO CULPABALE 2:13 PRODUCIDO POR GARLAND JEFFREYS Y BILL OAKES
INGENIERO: JOHN PACE – G. Jeffreys (Garland Jeffreys Music
℗1980 Multiplier N.V.
“GRINDING HALT”
– THE CURE
DETENTE 2:49 PRODUCIDO POR CHRIS PARRY
L. Tolhurst/M. Dempsey/R. Smith (APB Music Co. Ltd.)
Cortesia de Fiction Records/Polydor Ltd./Jem Records
℗1979 Fiction Records
“PISSING IN THE RIVER”
PATTI SMITH GROUP
EN EL RIO 4:41 PRODUCIDO POR JACK DOUGLAS
P. Smith/ I. Kral (Linda’s Music Corp.)
Cortesia de Arits Records, Inc. ℗1976 Arista Records, INc.
“FLOWERS IN THE CITY”
– DAVID JOHANSEN & ROBIN JOHNSON
FLORES EN LA CIUDAD 3:58 PRODUCIDO POR DAVID JOHANSEN
INGENIERO: HARVEY GOLDGERG – D. Johansen/R. Guy
(Buster Poindexter, Inc. and Purple Man Publishing.)
Cortesia de Blue Sky Records, Inc./CBS Records ℗1980 Blue Sky Records, Inc.
“DAMN DOG” — ROBIN JOHNSON
(Reprise – The Cleo Club)
PERRO MALDITO 2:40 PRODUCIDO POR BILL OAKES
B. Mernit/J. Brackman (Stigwood Music, Inc. (Unichappell Music, Admin.)
℗1980 Multiplier N.V.

Productor Ejecutivo de Album: Bill Oakes

RSO

MUY IMPORTANTE
Este fonograma es una obra intelectual protegida en favor de su productor
℗ 1981 POLYGRAM RECORD ORGANIZATION Derechos protegidos
La titularidad de los derechos contenidos en el fonograma se encuentra reconocida
e inscrita en el Registro Público del Derecho de Autor
Dirección General del Derecho de Autor – Secreteria de Educación Pública
SE PROHIBE SU COPIA O REPRODUCCION PARCIAL O TOTAL
La violacion de esta prohibición esta penada conforme a los Articulos
386 del Codico Penal y 135 y 136 de la Ley Federal sobre el Derecho de Autor, vigentes

2658 145

℗ 1981 HECHO EN MEXICO / DISTRIBUIDO POR
POlYGram DISCOS, S. A. se C. V.

MIEMBRO ACTIVO DE amprofon.
(Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas, A. C.)

[SIDE 1:]

HECHO EN MEXICO
DISTRIBUIDO POR POLYDOR, S.A.
MARCA REGISTRADA
RESERVADOS TODOS LOS
DERECHOS DEL PRODUCTOR FONOGRAFICO Y DE LA OBRA
PROHIBIDA SU EJECUCION PUBLICA CON FINES DE LUCRO

RSO

16370/A2
2658 145
2479 264

1
DISCO 1

℗ 1980

MUSCIA ORIGINAL DE LA PELICULA
“TIMES SQUARE”
Productor Ejecutivo: BILL OAKES

1. ROCK PESADO (Hard rock) 3:18
-M. Chapman-N. Chinn- *SUZI QUATRO*

2. HABLA DEL PUEBLO (Talk of the town) 3:16
-C. Hynde- *THE PRETENDERS*

3. LA MISMA ESCENA (Same old scene) 3:54
-B. Ferry- *ROXY MUSIC*

4. EN EL PARQUE (Down in the park) 4:20
-G. Numan- *GARY NUMAN*

5. AYUDAME (Help me!) 3:37
-R. Gibb-B. Weaver- *MARCY LEVY Y ROBIN GIBB*

[SIDE 2:]

HECHO EN MEXICO
DISTRIBUIDO POR POLYDOR, S.A.
MARCA REGISTRADA
RESERVADOS TODOS LOS
DERECHOS DEL PRODUCTOR FONOGRAFICO Y DE LA OBRA
PROHIBIDA SU EJECUCION PUBLICA CON FINES DE LUCRO

RSO

16370/2A
2658 145
2479 264

2
DISCO 1

℗ 1980

MUSCIA ORIGINAL DE LA PELICULA
“TIMES SQUARE”
Productor Ejecutivo: BILL OAKES

1. LA VIDA DURANTE LA GUERRA (Life during wartime) 3:40
-D. Byrne- *TALKING HEADS*

2. CHICOS GUAPOS (Pretty boys) 3:21
-J. Jackson- *JOE JACKSON*

3. TOMEN ESTE PUEBLO (Take this town) 4:07
-A. Partridge- *XTC*

4. QUIERO ESTAR TRANQUILO (I wanna be sedated) 2:29
-The Ramones- *THE RAMONES*

5. PERRO MALDITO (Damn dog) 2:40
-B. Mernit-J. Brackman- *ROBIN JOHNSON*

[SIDE 3:]

HECHO EN MEXICO
DISTRIBUIDO POR POLYDOR, S.A.
MARCA REGISTRADA
RESERVADOS TODOS LOS
DERECHOS DEL PRODUCTOR FONOGRAFICO Y DE LA OBRA
PROHIBIDA SU EJECUCION PUBLICA CON FINES DE LUCRO

RSO

16370/A2
2658 145
2479 264

1
DISCO 2

℗ 1980

MUSCIA ORIGINAL DE LA PELICULA
“TIMES SQUARE”
Productor Ejecutivo: BILL OAKES

1. TU HIJA ES UNICA (Your daughter is one) 2:10
-B. Mernit-N. Ross-J. Brackman- *ROBIN JOHNSON AND TRINI ALVARADO*

2. BABILONIA SE QUEMA (Babylon’s burning) 2:34
-J. Jennings-D. Ruffy-M. Owen-P. Fox- *THE RUTS*

3. NO PUEDES APRESURAR EL AMOR (You can’t hurry love) 3:04
-E. Holland-L. Dozier-B. Holland- *D.L. BYRON*

4. VE POR EL CAMINO DIFICIL (Walk on the wild side) 4:12
-L. Reed- *LOU REED*

5. NO FUE EN LA NOCHE (The night was not) 3:08
-D. Child- *DESMOND CHILD AND ROUGE*

[SIDE 4:]

HECHO EN MEXICO
DISTRIBUIDO POR POLYDOR, S.A.
MARCA REGISTRADA
RESERVADOS TODOS LOS
DERECHOS DEL PRODUCTOR FONOGRAFICO Y DE LA OBRA
PROHIBIDA SU EJECUCION PUBLICA CON FINES DE LUCRO

RSO

16370/2A
2658 145
2479 264

2
DISCO 2

℗ 1980

MUSCIA ORIGINAL DE LA PELICULA
“TIMES SQUARE”
Productor Ejecutivo: BILL OAKES

1. INOCENTE, NO CULPABLE (Innocent, not guilty) 2:13
-G. Jeffreys- *GARLAND JEFFREYS*

2. DENTENTE (Grinding halt) 2:49
-L. Tolhurst-M. Dempsey-R. Smith- *THE CURE*

3. EN EL RIO (Pissing in the river) 4:41
-P. Smith-I. Kral- *PATTI SMITH GROUP*

4. FLORES DE LA CIUDAD (Flowers in the city) 3:58
-D. Johansen-R. Guy- *DAVID JOHANSEN Y ROBIN JOHNSON*

5. PERRO MALDITO (Reprise-The Cleo Club) (Damn dog) 2:40
-B. Mernit-J. Brackman- *ROBIN JOHNSON*

Other editions of the soundtrack:

US
Canada
UK
France
Peru
Cassette (Canada)
8-track (US)

 

Música Original de la Película TIMES SQUARE, RSO LPR 16370 A2; Mexico, 1981; 2 long-playing records (AAT 300265802) with gatefold picture sleeve (AAT 300266823)(work);
 
©1980 Multiplier N.V.
℗1981 POLYGRAM RECORD ORGANIZATION

 

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SONIDO – la revista musical, No. 56, June 1981

Posted on 12th July 2018 in "Times Square"
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Mexican pop music magazine featuring article on TIMES SQUARE.  Text:  NUMERO 56  $30 00  SONIDO 'a musical  ROD STEWART THREE SOULS BEATLES DANGEROUS RHYTHM  ¡¡¡LA NUEVA EXPLOSION DEL ROCK PESADO¡¡¡

 

 

 

 

The June 1981 issue of the Mexican pop music magazine Sonido contained on pages 38 and 39 an article credited to “Vicco,” but which seems to be exactly the same kind of AFD/RSO-written publicity published in English in similar magazines a year before.

The article calls the film Times Square. It wasn’t released under that title in Mexico, though, as we shall see.

The accompanying photos are the ubiquitous TS-72-8A/14, TS-66-28/9, and TS-82-30[/4], all three of which were part of the US Press Material pack.

POR: vicco

TIMES SQUARE es un drama contemporáneo,con música estelarizada por los talentos de Tim Curry, cantante y actor británico que se dio a conocer con El show de terror de Rocky; Trini Alvarado, quien tuvo un importante papel en la película de Robert Altman Rich kids, y Robin Johnson, una actriz proveniente de Brooklin, muy dinámica y que canta también en su debut cinematográfico.

La película fue filmada en diversas locaciones de Nueva York, incluyendo el infame Deuce y es resaltada por veinte canciones originales ejemplificando algo de lo mejor del rock contemporáneo interpretadas por los más importantes artistas del momento, así como por las dos estrellas de la cinta, Robin Johnson y Trini Alvarado.

Times square retrata las desventuras de dos chiquillas rebeldonas, una proveniente de un ambiente sofisticado y, la otra, producto de las calles. Juntas desde el cuarto de un hospital neurológico comienzan una serie de bizarras escapadas y su comportamiento es reportado por un disc-jockey que trabaja toda la noche en una estación de radio y que las anima a seguir con sus trucos y logra convertirlas en celebridades menores de los medios. Ellas pasan sobre todas las autoridades llegando al climax en una escena sobre la marquesina del teatro Times Square con cientos de seguidores rindiendo su tributo.

Dicha cinta es una presentación de Robert Stigwood y fue producida por Stigwood y Jacob Brackman, dirigida por Alan Moyle, basada en una historia de Moyle y Leanne Unger. Kevin McCormick y John Nicollela son los productores ejecutivos y Bill Oakes es productor asociado.

LA MUSICA
En un momento en que la música de películas se encuentra entre los discos más populares y cuando ha sido entendida como un vehículo muy importante para la aceptación de una cinta, aparece un nuevo álbum doble en discos RSO con la música de la película Times square, uno de los más excitantes que han sido lanzados, pues no sólo captura el espíritu de la película, sino que es además una antología única de canciones interpretadas por los mejores artistas de rock del momento, tanto de Inglaterra como de Estados Unidos, incluyendo a Suzi Qautro, The Pretenders, Roxy Music, Gary Numan, The Talking Heads, Joe Jackson, The Patti Smith Group, XTC, The Cure, Lou Reed,The Ramones, The Ruts, David Johansen y muchos otros. ¡Es un álbum espectacular!

v

BY: vicco

TIMES SQUARE is a contemporary drama, with music, starring the talents of Tim Curry, singer and British actor who became known in The Rocky Horror Picture Show; Trini Alvarado, who had an important role in Robert Altman’s movie Rich Kids, and Robin Johnson, an actress from Brooklyn, very dynamic and who also sings in her film début.

The movie was filmed in diverse locations of New York, including the infamous Deuce, and it is highlighted by twenty original songs exemplifying some of the best contemporary rock performed by today’s most important artists, as well as by both stars of the film, Robin Johnson and Trini Alvarado.

Times Square portrays the misfortunes of two little girl rebels, one from a sophisticated environment and, the other one, a product of the streets. Together from the room of a neurological hospital they begin a series of bizarre escapades and their behavior is reported by a disc-jockey who works the overnight on a radio station and who encourages them to continue with their tricks and manages to turn them into minor media celebrities. They get past all the authorities, arriving at the climax in a scene on the marquee of the Times Square theatre with hundreds of followers paying tribute.

This film is a Robert Stigwood presentation and it was produced by Stigwood and Jacob Brackman, directed by Alan Moyle, based on a story by Moyle and Leanne Unger. Kevin McCormick and John Nicollela are the executive producers and Bill Oakes is the associate producer.

THE MUSIC

At a time when movie soundtracks are among the most popular records and when they have been understood as a very important vehicle for the acceptance of a film, a new double album appears on RSO Records with the music of the movie Times Square, one of the most exciting to be released, since it not only captures the spirit of the movie, but it is also a unique collection of songs performed by today’s greatest rock artists, from both England and the United States, including Suzi Qautro, The Pretenders, Roxy Music, Gary Numan, The Talking Heads, Joe Jackson, The Patti Smith Group, XTC, The Cure, Lou Reed, The Ramones, The Ruts, David Johansen and many others. It is a spectacular album!

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vicco, “Cine-rock : Times Square” (article), AAT ID: 300048715)
SONIDO la revista musical, No. 56, June 1981, pp. 38-39 (magazine (periodical), AAT ID: 300215389)
20.2 (W) x 27.8 cm. (H), 64 pp (work);
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SONIDO la revista musical ©1981 Corporación Editorial, S.A.

 

Times Square ©1980 StudioCanal/Canal+

 

Film Review Vol. 31 No. 2, February 1981

Posted on 30th June 2018 in "Times Square"
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Cover (p. 1) of Film Review Vol 31 No 2 February 1981

Contents entry from Film Review Vol 31 No 2 February 1981, contents page (p. 3)  text:  47 TIMES SQUARE Adventures of two teenage girls (Robin Johnson and Trini Alvarado) and all-night disc jockey Tim Curry who gives a boost to their dream of rock stardom.

Times Square probably hadn’t had its January 15th opening yet when the February issue of Film Review came out. Unlike the article in the previous month’s issue, this isn’t a review at all, but a promotional summary of the film, with the exception of the backhanded compliment that most of the movie’s appeal is in the casting of Robin and Trini.

Film Review Vol 31 No 2 February 1981, p. 47  text:  HARD TIMES  Times Square is a movie about youth. New York and rebellion — with a prominent soundtrack of New Wave music. Two girls, from totally opposite backgrounds, find themselves thrown together in the same private ward undergoing psychiatric tests. In spite of their initial incongruity, the girls find a common link in that they have both been misunderstood for most of their young lives. In retaliation they escape their remedial surroundings and disappear into the heart of the Big Apple.  Nicky Marotta, the stronger, older and more street-wise of the two girls, instils a rebelliousness into the weaker, 12-year-old Pamela Pearl, and together they form a united attack against everything Pamela's father, and the bourgeois in general, stand for. Not before long the daring duo earn a certain infamy following a series of amusing and some rather more destructive pranks, including pilfering on the one hand and the levering of television sets off the top of New York apartment blocks on the other. With the assistance of a sympathetic DJ, the girls also gain air time and a wider notoriety, and are even allowed to sing their protest songs over the radio.  If it hadn't been for the casting of 15-year-old newcomer Robin Johnson as Nicky and Trini Alvarado (who played the lead in Robert Altman's Rich Kids) as Pamela, the film might well have lost a lot of the appeal it has. Tim Curry completes the billing as the DJ up against more than he can handle, with Peter Coffield as Pamela's short-sighted father.  Times Square is an EMI release and was directed by Alan Moyle, with songs by The Pretenders, Lou Reed, Suzi Quatro, Robin Johnson, and many others.  Times Square can also lay claim to being the first major release to present a look at New Wave music.  Tim Curry as the late-night DJ Robin Johnson as the rebellious Nicky Trini Alvarado as the introverted Pamela

HARD TIMES

Times Square is a movie about youth. New York and rebellion — with a prominent soundtrack of New Wave music. Two girls, from totally opposite backgrounds, find themselves thrown together in the same private ward undergoing psychiatric tests. In spite of their initial incongruity, the girls find a common link in that they have both been misunderstood for most of their young lives. In retaliation they escape their remedial surroundings and disappear into the heart of the Big Apple.

Nicky Marotta, the stronger, older and more street-wise of the two girls, instils a rebelliousness into the weaker, 12-year-old Pamela Pearl, and together they form a united attack against everything Pamela’s father, and the bourgeois in general, stand for. Not before long the daring duo earn a certain infamy following a series of amusing and some rather more destructive pranks, including pilfering on the one hand and the levering of television sets off the top of New York apartment blocks on the other. With the assistance of a sympathetic DJ, the girls also gain air time and a wider notoriety, and are even allowed to sing their protest songs over the radio.

If it hadn’t been for the casting of 15-year-old newcomer Robin Johnson as Nicky and Trini Alvarado (who played the lead in Robert Altman’s Rich Kids) as Pamela, the film might well have lost a lot of the appeal it has. Tim Curry completes the billing as the DJ up against more than he can handle, with Peter Coffield as Pamela’s short-sighted father.

Times Square is an EMI release and was directed by Alan Moyle, with songs by The Pretenders, Lou Reed, Suzi Quatro, Robin Johnson, and many others.

Times Square can also lay claim to being the first major release to present a look at New Wave music.

Tim Curry’s photo is UK Press Kit photo #4, which had been previously published in Mediascene Prevue Vol. 2 No. 2, Sept.-Oct. 1980, and The Aquarian, April 23-April 30 1980. Robin’s is TS-57-26/1 from the US Press Material folder, which was used for both the soundtrack album cover and the North American movie posters, and published, oh, lots of places previously. Seriously, I’m sure I’ve already listed them somewhere. Maybe next time it turns up I’ll do another reassessment, but not today.

The unusually sultry photo of Trini, however, hasn’t appeared anywhere else, as far as I know.

 

Why did I say earlier that the movie hadn’t opened yet? Because there was an ad announcing its opening on page 10.

TIMES SQUARE movie advertisement, from Film Review Vol 31 No 2 February 1981, p. 10

This is the exact same ad I posted on December 7, 2016. Yes, we now know that someone cut up a copy of this magazine and sold the pieces, and yep, I bought one. It’s a shame that these artifacts tend to be worth more sold by the half-page, but here we are.

 

(Yeah, this post should have gone up over a year ago, probably between Films Illustrated, Vol. 10 No. 113 and Movie 81 No. 2. I had everything ready to go, and somehow accidentally passed over it. Well, here it is now.)

 

The previous posts mentioned above (except for the many soundtrack and poster variants):

Film Review, Vol. 31 No. 1, January 1981
Times Square UK Press Kit (post 2 of 4)
Times Square isn’t a punk picture”
“The Trend Settles in New York”
Times Square Press Material folder (post 1 of 5)
UK Movie Ad
Films Illustrated, Vol. 10 No. 113
Movie 81 No. 2

 

 

Hard times (article, AAT ID: 300048715)
Film Review Vol. 31 No. 2, February 1981, p. 47 (magazine (periodical), AAT ID: 300215389)
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Times Square ©1980 StudioCanal/Canal+

 

Robin and Trini “Bandphotos”, UK 1981

Posted on 18th June 2018 in "Times Square"
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More recently-turned-up Times Square publicity from England. Exactly how these fit in with the rest of it, I’m not sure. I’m guessing they were relatively early UK publicity, since the photos still have the American numbers on them. Perhaps before their own publicity machine got going, EMI contracted with Alan Band to send out photos of the stars. So, maybe there’s a Tim Curry Bandphoto out there somewhere as well.

The photo of Robin is her out-of-costume headshot, the only one she or any of the cast got. We’ve previously seen the American version and another UK version distributed by ITC, one of the movie’s co-producing companies. Looking at them now, the US version has been shrunk to fit with the AFD caption at the bottom, while the ITC version looks like its caption stripe has been placed over top of this Bandphoto version. The Bandphoto caption has been severely edited from the one accompanying the other two, which read “Robin Johnson makes her motion picture acting and singing debut after being discovered by chance at her high school in Brooklyn for the co-starring role with Tim Curry and Trini Alvarado in ‘Times Square.'”

The photo of Trini in costume as Pammy is the one used on the US movie poster and the soundtrack album cover. It was included in the US Press Material folder and appeared in the AFD Campaign Pressbook. The Bandphoto caption, judging by the initials, was edited by Alan Band himself to be far more breathlessly exciting than the US caption had been (“Trini Alvarado, who made an impressive screen debut in Robert Altman’s “Rich Kids,” now is co-starred with Robin Johnson and portrays Pamela Pearl, troubled daughter of an ambitious politician, who becomes a runaway and a rebel against authority in “Times Square.”)

The blue Bandphoto stamps read:

MUST
RETURN

CREDIT
BANDPHOTO
ALAN BAND ASSOCIATES
25 LONGDOWN ROAD
FARNHAM, SURREY, ENGLAND

I’m surprised that this particular photo of Trini — this specific print — is maybe the only item I’ve found that’s showing any age-related image problems (the discoloration along her left cheek). Considering their age, all the Times Square items I’ve come across have held up remarkably well.

The previous posts mentioned above:

Robin Johnson’s Times Square Headshot, “TS-Spec.3”
Headshot, ITC version
Times Square Press Material folder (post 2 of 5)
AFD Campaign Pressbook (pages 1-4)

 

 

TS-Special/3
black-and-white photograph, AAT ID: 300128347
UK ; 22.9 x 20.1 cm. (work)
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TS-11-25/5
black-and-white photograph, AAT ID: 300128347
UK ; 23.2 x 20.2 cm. (work)
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Times Square ©1980 StudioCanal/Canal+

 

15 or 16 UK Promo Photos

Posted on 6th June 2018 in "Times Square"
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As promised, here are all I have so far from the series of 8×10 black and white publicity stills from the UK, whose only true common denominator is that they have a small one- or two-digit number on a tiny inset square as part of the print. The typical still from the US has a handwritten string of letters and numbers. Some of these have captions pasted to their backs, some have “TIMES SQUARE” stamped on their backs, the ones that came with the UK Press Kit matched up with numbers on an enclosed caption sheet, although I don’t think my copy of that Press Kit was complete.

I’m not sure if I have fifteen or sixteen of these because there are two #4s. The highest number I have is 36, implying that there are twenty or twenty-one more out there somewhere.

In preparing this post, I noticed something. I have two copies of number 20, and they’re not identical.

The second copy is darker and cropped differently. I thought perhaps it was something I might have done when digitizing them, but the number is in a different place. It’s possible I made one look a little darker than the other, but I’m sure I didn’t crop away that much of the first one, and, well, the number is part of the print. It seems there may have been multiple printings of these stills. Perhaps the #4 of Pammy and her father is a reprint of a photo that’s supposed to have a different number, and whoever stuck the number on and printed it made a mistake.

The photos above previously appeared in these posts, except for the second copy of #20:

Times Square UK Press Kit (post 2 of 4)
Times Square UK Press Kit (post 3 of 4)
“6”
UK Promo Photos 4, 13, and 21, 1980-81
UK Promo Photos 20 and 26, 1980-81
UK Promo Photo #29
“34”
Nicky Marotta, 1980

 

 

Times Square publicity stills 1, 3, 4, 4 [2nd version], 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13, 20, 20 [2nd version], 21, 26, 29, 34, 36
black-and-white photographs, AAT ID: 300128347
UK ; 20.3 x 25.4 cm. (works)

 

Times Square ©1980 StudioCanal/Canal+

 

UK Promo Photos 4, 13, and 21, 1980-81

Posted on 25th May 2018 in "Times Square"
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Typically, shortly before my last post was published (but weeks after I’d initially written it), five more stills from the UK series turned up. Two were duplicates of numbers 20 and 29, but the others were new to me. They follow the series’ general conventions of being black and white 8×10″s with no border, a handwritten number on a tiny square inset along the bottom edge, and a paper strip taped to the back with a typed caption.

This first one I’d been passing up for maybe nearly a year, since Robin isn’t in it and it’s essentially a duplicate of TS-117-13/15, although less cropped, but I picked it up along with these others when I realized it was might be part of this series.

 One of a series of black and white 8x10" photos distributed in the UK in 1981 to promote TIMES SQUARE (1980).  The caption taped to the back is likely the caption from a different photo in the series:  Robin Johnson is a runaway teenage product of the streets who dreams of becoming a rock music star and lets nothing get in her way to make it to the top in"TIMES SQUARE".  "TIMES SQUARE" a contemporary drama with music starring Tim Curry, Robin Johnson and Trini Alverado, is a Robert Stigwood Presentation, produced by Stigwood and Jacob Brackman and directed by Alan Moyle from Brackman's screenplay, based on the story by Moyle and Leanne Unger, with Kevin McCormick and John Nicollela the executive producers and Bill Oakes the associate producer. "TIMES SQUARE" is distributed by Columbia-EMI-Warner.

I have some doubts over whether it truly belongs in this series, though, first because the caption sheet taped to the back seems to belong to a different photo, and doesn’t have the photo number on it:

Robin Johnson is a runaway teenage product of the streets who dreams of becoming a rock music star and lets nothing get in her way to make it to the top in “TIMES SQUARE”.
“TIMES SQUARE” a contemporary drama with music starring Tim Curry, Robin Johnson and Trini Alverado, is a Robert Stigwood Presentation, produced by Stigwood and Jacob Brackman and directed by Alan Moyle from Brackman’s screenplay, based on the story by Moyle and Leanne Unger, with Kevin McCormick and John Nicollela the executive producers and Bill Oakes the associate producer. “TIMES SQUARE” is distributed by Columbia-EMI-Warner.

Robin’s not in the photo, Trini’s name is spelled wrong, and the film distributors’ names are separated by dashes instead of slashes. In fact, the caption is identical to the one on the caption sheet attached to this photo of Robin from the US Press Material folder, except for the typos and the addition of the UK film distributors. The strangest thing is, though, I already have a photo #4 from this series, and it’s of Tim Curry. Both these photos are unmistakably labeled “4”. I’m keeping them both until I find out if one or the other doesn’t belong. I suspect this is the one that should be categorized somewhere else.

The other two are definitely part of this series:

#13 appeared in Photoplay Vol 32 No 1, January 1981, and in the Japanese souvenir program book. A copy of this photo is probably the source of those images.

#29 looks to have been taken within seconds of a shot that appeared cropped in the center of Japanese program book and on a lobby card I don’t have (but Karen Dean [DefeatedandGifted] does), and this color shot. Like that last one, this photo as far as I know was never published and may be making its first public appearance here. It’s probably safe to say that any shot of the performance of “Damn Dog” in the Cleo Club, like the 35mm slide, was taken at the same run-through as this one. None of these shots are of the performance given for the take in the film, even allowing for a different placement of the still and movie cameras.

I promised in the last post, which went up twelve days before this one but was written two months before, that I’d post a collection of all the photos I have from this series once I had fifteen of them, and I now have sixteen, counting both number 4s. So, that will be the next post.

Previous posts referenced above:

Times Square Press Material folder (post 3 of 5)
Times Square Press Material folder (post 4 of 5)
Times Square UK Press Kit (post 2 of 4)
Photoplay Vol 32 No 1, January 1981
Times Square Program Book, Japan, June 1981 (post 1 of 5)
Times Square Program Book, Japan, June 1981, pages 12-13 (post 5 of 5)
“Damn Dog”
Aggie Doon

 

 

Times Square publicity still 4 [2nd version]
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UK ; 20.3 x 25.4 cm. (work)
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Times Square publicity still 13
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UK ; 20.3 x 25.4 cm. (work)
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Times Square publicity still 21
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UK ; 20.3 x 25.4 cm. (work)
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Times Square ©1980 StudioCanal/Canal+

 

UK Promo Photos 20 and 26, 1980-81

Posted on 13th May 2018 in "Times Square"
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Times Square 8 x 10″ publicity stills from this series continue to turn up. The first ones I found, I didn’t realize where they had come from, but the UK Press Kit’s caption sheet that matched up with some of the numbers on the photos solved the mystery. Their distinguishing characteristic is a small handwritten identification number in a tiny inset square along the bottom edge. Some have “TIMES SQUARE” stamped on the back. These have captions typed on a strip of paper pasted to their backs.

Photo 20 is the most-used publicity still from the movie, with the exceptions of the headshots of Trini and Robin that were used for the North American movie poster and the soundtrack album cover. I listed its various appearances when it showed up in Film Review Vol. 31 No. 1. Not in that list is photoplay Vol. 32 No. 4, where it also appeared, three months later. This specific version, numbered 20, was used as half of one of the two-photos-on-one-print 8×10’s that had Robert Stigwood’s name misspelled. It would make sense if the other three of those images were part of this series, especially since the caption for this one is identical on both versions, but I can’t see any numbers on the others.

Photo 26 is making its first and only (as far as I know at the moment) appearance here. It was part of the UK series of stills, but not used in any other country, and never published in any magazine or newspaper. (That I’ve yet found, at least.) It was evidently taken at the same time as the shot of Johnny and Pammy used on the Italian lobby poster, which will also later be a German lobby card.

The captions pasted to the photo backs both include the text “A scene from “TIMES SQUARE” distributed by COLUMBIA/EMI/WARNER Film Distributors”, Columbia/EMI/Warner being the film’s distributor in the UK.

The highest number photo in this series I’ve yet found is 36. I have thirteen of them. If I get an even 15 I’ll put up a gallery of just them. Till then, you can see them in these posts:

Times Square UK Press Kit (post 2 of 4)
Times Square UK Press Kit (post 3 of 4)
“6”
the page you’re reading right now
UK Promo Photo #29
“34”
Nicky Marotta, 1980

 

[In the two months that elapsed between my writing this page and my writing this note, shortly before this post is scheduled to be published, I did indeed acquire two more pictures from this series, plus one more that looks like it belongs but has the same number as another photo… so they will go up as soon as I can get them ready, followed by a post showing them all at once.]

 

 

Times Square publicity still 20
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UK ; 20.3 x 25.4 cm. (work)
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Times Square publicity still 26
black-and-white photograph, AAT ID: 300128347
UK ; 20.3 x 25.4 cm. (work)
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Times Square ©1980 StudioCanal/Canal+

 

Record World, Vol. 37 No. 1729, September 13, 1980

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Back cover of Record World Vol. 37 No. 1729, September 13, 1980, p. 126.  Text:  JUST RELEASED The Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture TIMES  SQUARE A Robert Stigwood Production A 2-RECORD SET Featuring Music by... SUZI QUATRO, THE PRETENDERS, ROXY MUSIC, GARY NUMAN, MARCY LEVY & ROBIN GIBB, TALKING HEADS, JOE JACKSON, XTC, THE RAMONES, ROBIN JOHNSON & TRINI ALVARADO, THE RUTS, D.L. BYRON, LOU REED, DESMOND CHILD & ROUGE, GARLAND JEFFREYS, THE CURE, PATTI SMITH GROUP, DAVID JOHANSEN RS-4-4203 INCLUDES THE FIRST SINGLE: "Rock Hard" by Suzi Quatro DL-104 RSO Records, Inc. ® ©1980 RSO Records, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Most of the “new” items that turn up now are variations of things we’ve already seen. This Times Square soundtrack ad is identical to the ones shown here, but unlike those two it’s still attached to the magazine it was published in. It’s page 126, the back cover, of Record World Vol. 37 No. 1729 from September 13, 1980, a recording industry trade publication, which also has an announcement of the soundtrack on the front cover…

 

 

… and coverage of the soundtrack’s announcement at 1980’s RSO Convention, featuring an appearance by Suzi Quatro.

The most intriguing thing in the article, however, is this:

A forty-minute video presentation highlighting key scenes and music from the motion picture was shown.

There was a promotional video nearly half the length of the entire film!

This was published a month before the movie’s premiere, and only says the event happened “recently.” The five-and-a-half minute in-store soundtrack promo video contains many brief tantalizing clips of footage not in the movie… who knows what lost footage might have appeared in the RSO Convention promo video!

 

 

“Hits of the Week -Albums – “TIMES SQUARE” (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).” (article, AAT ID: 300048715)
“‘Times Square,’ ‘Shogun’ Soundtracks Previewed at RSO National Convention” (article, AAT ID: 300048715)
[Just released – the original soundtrack from the motion picture Times Square] (advertisement, AAT ID: 300193993)
Record World, Vol. 37, No. 1729, September 13, 1980, pp. 1, 9, 118, 126 (magazine (periodical), AAT ID: 300215389)
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Record World ©1980 RECORD WORLD PUBLISHING CO., INC.
Times Square ©1980 StudioCanal/Canal+