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17 September 2009
"The Wigan Casino "1977 by Tony Palmer

In 1977 The Documentary  " The Wigan Casino " was produced most Northern Soul fans will skip straight to the dancing and some see the film as stereo typically northern in feel. However love it or loath it Tony Palmer is set to Re-master and Re-release  the film in late October 2009 The film features the only proper footage of the Casino and is a unique piece of social history, a must for any Northern  Soul fan the only thing it didn't capture however was the heat....

The DVD will retail for £9.99

www.tonypalmerdvd.com 

Excert from The Gangs of Dundee by Gary Robertson

"When TV Cameras arrived at the Casino to film a documentery on the scene, a vote was taken amongst all the punters inside whether or not allow them in . The Majority voted "No" but the cameras did eventually roll, Roy and others from the Dundee crew were captured in posterity in a piece of youth cult history."

 

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