What started out a month earlier as a preposterous throw-away joke was now a unique and authentic promotional tool for the documentary premiere. With poster paint barely dry, BLF was loaded into the hired vehicle and we made the three hour journey to Austin for the SxSW film festival. At my rather self-indulgent request, we made a slight detour 25 miles northwest of Austin to visit Bagdad Cemetery in Leander. This was a location used for the original 1974 low-budget film ‘Te
Back in early 2018, we got the wonderful news that our documentary Being Frank: the Chris Sievey Story had been selected to have its world premiere at the prestigious SxSW festival in Austin, Texas. Speaking with Rebecca the Webmistress, who was conveniently located in Dallas, less than a 3 hour drive from Austin, a plan was hatched as to how we could attend the premiere without spending a fortune. Once it was decided I would make the trip, Rebecca asked if there was anything
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Frank performs his Elvis medley with his 'Fender Five-String', adequately backed by his 'Oh Blimey Big Band'. Venue and date unknown but we would take a guess at 1987-88. Left to right: Bass guitar, Rick Sarko Drums, Mark Radcliffe Fender Five-String, Frank Sidebottom Rhythm guitar, Patrick Gallagher