David Bowie in Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
Introduced by D.A. Pennebaker
Dir. D.A. Pennebaker. 1973, 90 mins. 35mm. With David Bowie, Mick Ronson, Trevor Bolder. Through the years, David Bowie has taken on countless personas—Major Tom, The Thin White Duke, Aladdin Sane, along with many others—but his role as Ziggy Stardust has proved the most enduring icon of the singer’s mutability. On July 3, 1973, Ziggy Stardust made his final appearance at the Hammersmith Odeon in London; the enchanted performance lives on in the footage captured that night by renowned documentary filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker.
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