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Ken Russell Photographs ‘The Last Of The Teddy Girls’

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 category: Art+Culture Tags:

Back in the 1950s Ken Russell captured the cool of London’s East End, a post-war era where the youth culture of Teddy Boys filled the streets. Russell titled the project, The Last Of The Teddy Girls, where like the Teddy Boys, the working-class Teddy Girls dressed in Neo-Edwardian style, one that would inspire American rock ‘n roll.

 

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