Moon Caused Havoc On Tommy Set

Legendary rock wildman KEITH MOON's bad boy behaviour was almost too much for maverick moviemaker KEN RUSSELL on the set of THE WHO's the band's movie musical TOMMY - after the rocker threw a TV out of his hotel window.
Russell shot the 1975 film, based on The Who's 1969 rock opera of the same name, and he admits he was left stunned by short-tempered Moon, who raged with a repairman who had come to fix his TV.
He tells WENN, "Keith Moon is a naughty boy. I was in his room one Sunday lunch just discussing what we were doing for the day and down below, on the lawn, a TV repairman was ringing and ringing to come up.
"He shouted, 'I'm trying to come up and collect your TV.' Keith Moon said, 'Don't worry then, I'll send it down,' and he did - right through the window - and it landed with a big bang."


Contactmusic

Tags: Keith Moon - Ken Russell - The Who


Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

Beyonce and ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Tease Us With Tantalising 15 Second Teaser Clip [Video]

Beyonce teased us all over the weekend, when she shared a 15 second...

Beyonce and ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Tease Us With Tantalising 15 Second Teaser Clip [Video]

Robert Downey Jr Crowned King of the Box Office

With an estimated income of $75 million between June 2013 and June 2014, Downey Jr...

Robert Downey Jr Crowned King of the Box Office

George Clooney On Getting That Tabloid Apology And Why He Had To

Ahead of his wedding to Amal Alamuddin, George Clooney has...

George Clooney On Getting That Tabloid Apology And Why He Had To

A Short History of Forgotten Destiny’s Child Member Farrah Franklin

Farrah Franklin, the forgotten fourth member of Destiny’s Child, found herself...

A Short History of Forgotten Destiny’s Child Member Farrah Franklin

Sons of Anarchy Final Season: Charlie Hunnam Spills Details

Speaking at the Television Critics Association preview night on Monday, lead actor...

Sons of Anarchy Final Season: Charlie Hunnam Spills Details

Vin Diesel Talks This Summer's Weirdest Bromance

Yet in conversation with Access Hollywood, Diesel summed up the relationship between...

Vin Diesel Talks This Summer's Weirdest Bromance
Advertisement

Rixton - Me and My Broken Heart Single Review

There's a new boyband on the UK pop scene who have somehow managed to storm single charts...

Rixton - Me and My Broken Heart Single Review

RIP Krusty the Clown? His 10 Best Moments

Krusty the Clown may have chucked his last chuckle and played his last Itchy and Scratchy...

RIP Krusty the Clown? His 10 Best Moments

Bachelorette No Longer: Ashley And JP Rosenbaum Find Out Sex Of Baby On Live TV

After being on The Bachelor or The Bachelorette, some people like to retire...

Bachelorette No Longer: Ashley And JP Rosenbaum Find Out Sex Of Baby On Live TV


More recommendations

Advertisement

Comments

Keith Moon Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Keith Moon

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All