• Short Summary

    JOHN LENNON'S EXHIBITION OF EROTIC LITHOGRAPHS REOPENED IN BOND STREET YESTERDAY (APRIL 28), FOLLOWING THE DISMISSAL BY MAGISTRATES ON MONDAY (APRIL 27), OF INDECENCY SUMMONSES.

  • Description

    JOHN LENNON'S EXHIBITION OF EROTIC LITHOGRAPHS REOPENED IN BOND STREET YESTERDAY (APRIL 28), FOLLOWING THE DISMISSAL BY MAGISTRATES ON MONDAY (APRIL 27), OF INDECENCY SUMMONSES.

    THE POLICE HAD REMOVED EIGHT OF THE FOURTEEN DRAWINGS DISPLAYED IN JANUARY. WITH THE REOPENING OF THE EXHIBITION, HOWEVER, THE GALLERY HAD DECIDED NOT TO ADMIT PERSONS UNDER 18.

    THE EXHIBITION, CALLED "BAG ONE", CONTAINS DRAWINGS OF LENNON AND HIS WIFE, YOKO, IN VARIOUS SEXUAL POSES.

    MR EUGENE SHUSTER, THE GALLERY DIRECTOR, ESTIMATED THE COST OF THE COURT CASE TO BE ABOUT GBP10,000, BUT ALREADY 200 OF THE 300 SETS OF LITHOGRAPHS HAVE BEEN SOLD, AT A COST OF GBP550 EACH.

    LENNON, MR. SHUSTER SAID WAS NOW PREPARING A SECOND EXHIBITION, TO BE CALLED "BAG TWO."

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    Film ID:
    VLVADZGLURB7MC5X9D1U2KN9QRR7H
    Media URN:
    VLVADZGLURB7MC5X9D1U2KN9QRR7H
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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