David Bowie’s fifth day on the set of The Virgin Soldiers took place on 2 November 1968.
The shoot took place at Twickenham Film Studios in London. Bowie had a role as an extra, and appeared in the finished film during a bar scene. He had started work on the set on 29 October, and his final day was 4 November 1968.
The Virgin Soldiers went on general release in October 1969. It was directed by John Dexter and starred Lynn Redgrave, Hywel Bennett, Nigel Davenport, and Nigel Patrick.
Also on this day...
- 1991: Live: Tin Machine, Civic Hall, Wolverhampton
- 1974: Live: Radio City Music Hall, New York
- 1972: Travel: Seattle to Phoenix
- 1969: Travel: London to Zürich
- 1964: Davie Jones: “It’s time we united and stood up for our curls”
- 1963: Live: The Konrads, Shirley Parish Hall, Croydon
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