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    The stuff that screams are made of

    Ford, Lily (2021) The stuff that screams are made of. [Video]

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    The Stuff that Screams are Made of looks at the phenomenon of the vocal crowds of fans around the Beatles in the early 1960s. The title phrase was coined by Bob Wooler, compere of Liverpool’s Cavern Club which hosted the band in its early days, but also proposes to examine the scream itself and its function. The passionate reactions of the mainly young women who watched a concert or encountered the musicians in public caught media attention as well as a good measure of disapproval and some alarm. The film documents the moral panic that ensued, with a lively roster of fans, academics and practitioners which includes the writer Linda Grant.


    Item Type: Video
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Historical Studies
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2021 17:22
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 18:11


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