Running Time: 100 min.
Release Date: September 25, 2008 (limited)
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Based on Kim Cooper and David Smay's book of the same name, this compilation of prepubescent pop from '67 to '72 takes us through the beginnings of producer-driven pop with The Brill Building and the West Coast Gary Usher sound through the glittery terrain of Glam Rock and 80s boy bands. Featuring rare footage of the 1910 Fruitgum Company, The Archies, The Ohio Express, The Sweet, The Bay City Rollers, The Banana Splits, The Wombles, the Jackson 5 Cartoon and more, it dismantles the worst myths about how bubblegum is produced and identifies the gummy connections of artists as varied as the Sex Pistols, Abba, the Monkees and the Ramones.