Released 30 November 1987
Length 60 minutes
BBFC Certificate - 15
Directed by Rudi Dolezal and Hannes Rossacher.
Commentary written by Simon Witter, spoken by Stuart St. Paul.
This video is the first of a three volume documentary on the
band. It is divided into the following sections, with rare
footage highlighted in red or linked to the songs section:
- Introduction - excerpt of 'One Vision' (intro)
- Interview with Bob Geldof
- 'We Will Rock You' with audio and video footage of the
track from over the years; plus comments from other
- Short excerpt of 'We Will Rock You' from 1979
- Backstage footage of 'The Magic Tour'
- Interview with Jackie Stewart, followed by 'Another One
Bites The Dust' audio excerpt, and clips of John from
various promo videos (including 'No Turning Back')
- Interview with Gary Langham, followed by 'Hammer To Fall'
audio excerpt, and clips of Brian from various promo
- Interview with Elton John, followed by 'We Are The
Champions' audio excerpt, and clips of Freddie from
various promo videos
- Interview with Billy Squier, followed by 'Radio Ga Ga'
audio clip, and clips of Roger from various promo videos
(including 'Strange Frontier')
- Interview with David Penhaligon (one of Roger's
schoolfriends) about Roger's early musical exploits
- Clip of 'Keep Yourself Alive' (1973 promo video)
- Interview with John Taylor (Duran Duran) followed by
audio clip of 'Doin' Alright' and footage of London
- Early interview with Roger (talking to Bob Harris), and
audio clip of 'My Fairy King', with early photos of
- Interviews with Freddie and Roger, both talking to Bob
Harris, with further excerpt of 'Doin' Alright'.
- Audio clip of 'My Fairy King', early photos of Queen,
interviews with Brian, and footage of Kensington Market
- Interviews with Roger and Brian (with Bob Harris), audio
clip of 'Son And Daughter'
- Interview with John (with Bob Harris), clip of 'Liar'
(promo video, 1973), and interviews with Steve Harley,
Queen roadie 'Ratty', Mel Smith, Freddie (1984/5 ish) and
- Interview with Freddie (1984/5) and clip of 'Killer
Queen' (on Top Of The Pops), and interviews with Status
Quo, Elton John, and Billy Squier
- Short interview with John Deacon, clip of the 'Keep
Yourself Alive' Old Grey Whistle test footage, and
interview with producer Michael Appleton
- Interview with Brian, and clips of 'Procession' and 'Now
I'm Here' from 'Live At The Rainbow'
- Interview with Barbara Baker (Roy Thomas Baker's wife),
and clips of 'In The Lap Of The Gods' and 'Stone Cold
Crazy' from 'Live At The Rainbow'
- Interview with Jim Beach, further clip of 'Now I'm Here'
(from 'Rainbow'), interview with Norman Sheffield
(ex-manager), and clip of 'In The Lap Of The Gods
(Revisited)' from 'Live At The Rainbow'
- Clip of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' video and interviews with
Samantha Fox, Dave Stewart and Roy Thomas Baker
- Clip of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' (Hammersmith 1975), interview
with John Deacon, further clip of promo video, and
interviews with Roy Thomas Baker and John Reid.
- Clip of Queen collecting the 1977 BPI award for best
- Selection of clips from numerous videos - 'Bohemian
Rhapsody' and various others, and interview with Michael
- Interview with Brian, and 'making of' footage of 'Spread
Your Wings' and 'We Will Rock You'
- Footage of 'Bicycle Race', and interview with Roy Thomas
- Interview with Freddie and clip of 'Crazy Little Thing
- Interview with Brian and 'making of' footage of 'Save Me'
- Interview with Roger, clip of 'Flash', and interview with
- Interview with John and rehearsal and 'making of' footage
of 'I Was Born To Love You'
- Clip of 'Radio Ga Ga', interview with Freddie (in
Australia, 1985), clip of 'I Want To Break Free', and
interview with Mel Smith
- Clip of 'It's A Hard Life', and interviews with Roger and
Diana Moseley (costume designer)
- Interview with Russel Mulcahy, clips of 'A Kind Of Magic'
and 'Princes Of The Universe', and interviews with Roger
and Christopher Lambert
- Clip of 'One Vision'
(much of this
footage was also made available on 'Greatest
Video Hits II')
- Footage of around Queen's studio, with Brian's unreleased
and interviews with Roger and Brian
- Interview with John, footage of Queen in the studio,
interview with Freddie, and footage of Brian improvising
- Further improvised footage and interviews with Roy Thomas
Baker, Mack, David Richards, Roger, Freddie, Brian and
- Further improvised footage (with alternate lyrics), and 'One Vision'
'Just For Fun' version
- Interview with Freddie
- Excerpt of 'One Vision', with promo video; credits over