The Musical World of Rocky Horror

Little Nell Campbell (1999-12-02)Rocky Horror Picture Show Credits (Little Nell as Columbia)

Born: As Laura Campbell on May 24th, 1953 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

"Little Nell" Campbell originated the role of Columbia on stage in the Original London Cast of The Rocky Horror Show. She then reprised this role in its film adaptation, The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), and also appeared as Nurse Ansalong in Shock Treatment (1981). Nell has had a wide ranging entertainment career as a dancer, actress, singer, and writer. She was also well known as the proprietor of her namesake New York City nightclub, Nell's, which launched in 1986.

SELECTED FILM ROLES

SELECTED STAGE ROLES

Little Nell: 3 links

Little Nell: 7 albums

Sweet Transvestite by The Original London Cast of The Rocky Horror ShowSweet Transvestite 7" Single by The Original London Cast of The Rocky Horror Show (1973) - Backed with Time Warp.
The Rocky Horror Show (Let's Do The Time Warp Again!)The Rocky Horror Show (Original London Cast) (1973) - Royal Court Theatre Upstairs in London. Featuring Tim Curry, Richard O'Brien, Patricia Quinn, Little Nell, Jonathan Adams, et al.
The Musical World of Little Nell (Aquatic Teenage Sex & Squalor)The Musical World of Little Nell (Aquatic Teenage Sex & Squalor) 7" Single (1976) - "Do The Swim", backed with "Stilettos and Lipstick" and "Dance That Cocktail Latin Way (Tropical Isle)".
Fever by Little NellFever 7" Single (1978) - Backed with "See You Round Like A Record".
Fever by Little NellFever 12" Single (1978) - Promotional single. Backed with the original 7" version of the song.
Beauty Queen (Original Motion Picture Score) by Little NellBeauty Queen (Original Motion Picture Score) 7" Single (1980) - Backed with a "slow version" of the song.
Shock Treatment (Original Soundtrack)Shock Treatment (Original Soundtrack) (1981) - Music and lyrics by Richard Hartley and Richard O'Brien.

Little Nell: 27 videos

15th Anniversary (Little Nell Dancing)15th Anniversary (Little Nell Dancing) - 28 seconds (540x414, 30 fps, 3.1 MB). During a showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the 15th Anniversary Convention, Little Nell busts out with a tap dance (following along behind the shadowcast's Columbia).
Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (French Strippers)Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (French Strippers) - 1 minute 58 seconds (720x316, 25 fps, 13.2 MB). Little Nell as Nerida Brealey (Australian sheila turned stripper in France) chats with Barry McKenzie while being whipped on stage in the "cultural show". This was Little Nell's first film role, in 1974. Includes English language subtitles, for the Australian dialect impaired...:-)
Cold Case (Creatures of the Night Part 2)Cold Case (Creatures of the Night Part 2) - 21 minutes 54 seconds (624x350, 24 fps, 146.6 MB). Video continued from Part 1. This entire episode of Cold Case is centered around The Rocky Horror Picture Show, with several clips from the film, numerous songs from the soundtrack being played during flashback segments, and to top it all off Barry Bostwick playing the serial killer Roy Brigham Anthony (while also appearing on-screen as Brad Majors). Originally aired on May 1st, 2005.
Lisztomania (Caught By The Pope)Lisztomania (Caught By The Pope) - 3 minutes 36 seconds (598x240, 30 fps, 24.2 MB). Little Nell as Olga Janine lounges around topless in bed for most of a confrontational scene between Franz Liszt (played by Roger Daltrey of The Who) and The Pope (played by Ringo Starr of The Beatles), in this 1975 film. "Get back into your nun's fancy dress and go back to the Ukraine, MISTER Janine!"
Rock Follies of '77 (Sandra Eating)Rock Follies of '77 (Sandra Eating) - 2 minutes 2 seconds (540x422, 25 fps, 13.6 MB). Little Nell as secretary Sandra LeMon obsesses on food while chatting with her boss Kitty Schreiber, in the fourth episode of the Rock Follies of '77 television series.
Rock Follies of '77 (Sandra Tapdancing)Rock Follies of '77 (Sandra Tapdancing) - 1 minute 9 seconds (540x422, 25 fps, 7.7 MB). Little Nell as secretary Sandra LeMon tapdances around while chatting with The Little Ladies, in the second episode of the Rock Follies of '77 television series.
Rock Follies of '77 (Yowza!)Rock Follies of '77 (Yowza!) - 47 seconds (540x422, 25 fps, 5.2 MB). "It's been just boss meeting you. I think everything's going to work out just fine. Yowza! I do." Tim Curry delivers this amusing line as rock star Stevie Streeter, in the first episode of the Rock Follies of '77 series. In the scene afterwards, Little Nell appears as secretary Sandra LeMon - making gold records.
Rocky Horror Picture Show (Teaser Trailer)Rocky Horror Picture Show (Teaser Trailer) - 30 seconds (540x412, 24 fps, 3.4 MB). "A Different Set of Jaws".
Rocky Horror Picture Show (Theatrical Trailer)Rocky Horror Picture Show (Theatrical Trailer) - 2 minutes 59 seconds (540x412, 30 fps, 20.0 MB). "You've seen all kinds of movies, but you've never seen anything like The Rocky Horror Picture Show."
Rocky Horror Roseland Halloween Party (1979 - Part 1)Rocky Horror Roseland Halloween Party (1979 - Part 1) - 9 minutes 17 seconds (320x240, 30 fps, 21.6 MB). Video continues in Part 2. The Rocky Horror Picture Show performers Richard O'Brien, Patricia Quinn, Little Nell, and Jonathan Adams perform various songs at the Halloween Party at Roseland in New York City on October 31st, 1979. This was the same week as fan convention RockyCon One. Highlights include Jonathan Adams singing The Time Warp with Pat, and Little Nell somehow (*gasp*) falling out of a bathing suit yet again. Footage by Joe Marzano and Mike Russo.
Rocky Horror Roseland Halloween Party (1979 - Part 2)Rocky Horror Roseland Halloween Party (1979 - Part 2) - 9 minutes 21 seconds (320x240, 30 fps, 21.9 MB). Video continued from Part 1. The Rocky Horror Picture Show performers Richard O'Brien, Patricia Quinn, Little Nell, and Jonathan Adams perform various songs at the Halloween Party at Roseland in New York City on October 31st, 1979. This was the same week as fan convention RockyCon One. Highlights include Little Nell Doing The Swim, someone other than Little Nell running around topless, and fan club president Sal Piro performing as Janet Weiss. Footage by Joe Marzano and Mike Russo.
Rocky Horror Treatment (1981)Rocky Horror Treatment (1981) - 22 minutes 38 seconds (540x416, 30 fps, 151.7 MB). "And now, after six years, they've taken the hero and heroine of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and put them in a brand new movie. It's called Shock Treatment!" This promotional documentary hosted by fan club president Sal Piro was aired on late night television. It follows the Rocky Horror Picture Show cult phenomenon through Sal's trip behind the scenes in England during the filming of Shock Treatment. Interview subjects include Richard O'Brien, Little Nell, Christopher Malcolm (generally in character as Vance Parker), Michael White, Patricia Quinn, and Rik Mayall.
Rocky Horror Uniondale Mini Cinema Event (1979)Rocky Horror Uniondale Mini Cinema Event (1979) - 9 minutes 18 seconds (320x240, 29 fps, 21.5 MB). The Rocky Horror Picture Show performers Richard O'Brien, Patricia Quinn, Little Nell, and Jonathan Adams visit a performance at the Uniondale Mini Cinema in Long Island, in advance of fan convention RockyCon One in October 1979. Fan club president Sal Piro and performer Dori Hartley are also interviewed. Footage by Joe Marzano and Mike Russo.
Saturday Night Live 1987 (Teeny Cafe)Saturday Night Live 1987 (Teeny Cafe) - 32 seconds (540x454, 30 fps, 3.6 MB). Little Nell makes a cameo appearance in the twelth season of Saturday Night Live with host Garry Shandling, originally airing on May 16th, 1987. In this clip from the "Teeny Cafe" skit, they reference her popular New York City nightclub Nell's which was well-known for denying entry even to the famous.
Sebastiane (Emperor's Gathering)Sebastiane (Emperor's Gathering) - 1 minute 48 seconds (540x407, 25 fps, 12.1 MB). Derek Jarman's first feature film in 1976 includes this one scene where Rocky Horror Picture Show alumni Peter Hinwood (in what turned out to be his final screen appearance), Patricia Quinn, and Little Nell all turn up in cameo roles as guests of the Emperor. Patricia Quinn is seen talking animatedly to another guest. Peter Hinwood looks remarkably identical in appearance to his role as Rocky Horror, lounging around and stroking the thigh of punk icon Jordan (playing prostitute Mammea Morgana). Little Nell is much more difficult to spot, as is the cameo by Andrew Logan. Sebastiane is well known for its relentless homoeroticism and male nudity, as well as the Latin language dialogue. Little Nell and Jordan would both go on to be featured in Derek Jarman's next feature film, Jubilee.
Shock Treatment (International Trailer)Shock Treatment (International Trailer) - 2 minutes 20 seconds (540x406, 24 fps, 15.6 MB). Basically identical to the theatrical trailer, except the sound is mono and it loses the cool/creepy bits by Richard O'Brien as Dr. Cosmo McKinley.
Shock Treatment (Theatrical Trailer)Shock Treatment (Theatrical Trailer) - 2 minutes 37 seconds (540x406, 24 fps, 17.5 MB). "Hello, I'm Dr. Cosmo McKinley. I'd like to tell you about a new film from the gang that gave you The Rocky Horror Show... Shock Treatment." "You'll be pathetically crazy about Shock Treatment. Trust me... I'm a doctor."
Spicks and Specks (2008-07-16)Spicks and Specks (2008-07-16) - 1 minute 9 seconds (636x344, 25 fps, 7.7 MB). "Nell, a lot of people would know you as Little Nell." "I grew." Guest panelist Nell Campbell is introduced on ABC's "Spicks and Specks" in Australia, a music-themed television quiz show. They talk about how she was originally cast for the part of Columbia in The Rocky Horror Show, and show a clip of her tapdancing during Time Warp in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Originally aired on July 16th, 2008.
Summer of Secrets (Kym Bathes)Summer of Secrets (Kym Bathes) - 41 seconds (540x402, 30 fps, 4.5 MB). Rocky Horror Picture Show director Jim Sharman directs this 1976 film, co-starring Little Nell as Kym. Naturally she ends up topless for a bathing scene with Doctor Beverley Adams (played by Arthur Dignam).
Beauty Queen by Little NellBeauty Queen - 2 minutes 18 seconds (540x412, 30 fps, 15.4 MB). Little Nell performs the song Beauty Queen for the 1980 film Alternative Miss World. Master of Ceremonies Andrew Logan can be seen briefly beforehand.
Do The Swim (2008-07-16) by Little NellDo The Swim (2008-07-16) - 3 minutes 49 seconds (636x344, 25 fps, 25.6 MB). "If ever you've seen one of those blooper TV shows from the '80s, there was a clip of Nell singing Do The Swim... can you explain what happened?" Guest panelist Nell Campbell talks about the repeated wardrobe malfunctions in her 1975 appearance on the London Weekend Show (which she can't actually remember the name of) for ABC's "Spicks and Specks" in Australia, a music-themed television quiz show. They then have a fellow (male) panelist re-enact what this might have looked like, in lieu of showing the actual clip. Hilarious! Originally aired on July 16th, 2008.
Do The Swim (London Weekend Show) by Little NellDo The Swim (London Weekend Show) - 2 minutes 56 seconds (540x358, 30 fps, 18.2 MB). Little Nell has her famous swimsuit "wardrobe malfunction" (several times... you just can't keep the girl covered) while performing part of Do The Swim, in 1975 during the closing credits for an episode of The London Weekend Show. This is the original uncensored version of the video, which was shown as an outtake on the 1977 BBC show It'll Be Alright on the Night. The clip made the rounds in the U.S. as well, including TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes with Dick Clark.
Eddie's Teddy (10th Anniversary Convention) by Little NellEddie's Teddy (10th Anniversary Convention) - 13 seconds (540x410, 30 fps, 1.5 MB). Little Nell sings Columbia's solo verse from Eddie's Teddy, live at the 10th Anniversary Convention. She's wearing a very cute red dress.
Kid's Good (Rock Follies of '77) by Little NellKid's Good (Rock Follies of '77) - 1 minute (540x422, 25 fps, 6.7 MB). Little Nell as secretary Sandra LeMon sings a mental duet (a la Shock Treatment's "Duel Duet") with her boss Kitty Schreiber, in the fourth episode of the Rock Follies of '77 television series.
Stilettos and Lipstick (London Weekend Show) by Little NellStilettos and Lipstick (London Weekend Show) - 2 minutes 42 seconds (540x367, 30 fps, 18.3 MB). Little Nell performs "Stilettos and Lipstick" in its entirety in 1975, for an episode of The London Weekend Show that was talking about the U.K.'s denim craze at the time. This is the same television show that featured her famous Do The Swim swimsuit wardrobe malfunction.
Stilettos and Lipstick & Do The Swim by Little NellStilettos and Lipstick & Do The Swim - 4 minutes 57 seconds (320x240, 25 fps, 11.4 MB). Little Nell performs Stilettos and Lipstick, followed by her "hit" song Do The Swim. Granted this isn't much more than Little Nell dancing around in a red swimsuit, but it's cute nonetheless...:-) She was apparently a member of the Australian swimming team for the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany.
Hot Patootie (15th Anniversary Convention) by Meat LoafHot Patootie (15th Anniversary Convention) by Meat Loaf - 28 seconds (540x414, 30 fps, 3.2 MB). Meat Loaf sings Hot Patootie live at the 15th Anniversary Convention, while Little Nell dances and gyrates on him. Patricia Quinn is dancing around a bit at the beginning of the clip, and you can also spot Richard O'Brien on the stage.

Little Nell: 1 track


Little Nell: 15 sound files

Rocky Horror Conventions - 1979 RockyCon One

Andrew O'Bonzo

Little Nell

Richard O'Brien - Miscellaneous

Little Nell: 3 documents

Little Nell: 6 song lyrics

Little Nell: 98 images

PHOTOS

Shock Treatment (Brad and Ansalong)
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Shock Treatment (Dentonvale)
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Shock Treatment (Dentonvale)
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Shock Treatment (Farley's Song)
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Shock Treatment (Farley's Song)
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Shock Treatment (Farley's Song)
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Shock Treatment (Farley's Song)
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Shock Treatment (Farley's Song)
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Shock Treatment (Lullaby)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Film Cel)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still B&W Photo)
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Shock Treatment (Still B&W Photo #SH-5)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Film Cel)
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Shock Treatment (Still B&W Photo #SH-6)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Rocky Horror Show (1973 London Cast)
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Rocky Horror Show (1973 London Cast)
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Rocky Horror Show (1973 London Cast)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Rocky Horror Show (1973 London Cast)
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Little Nell Campbell (1990 Interview)
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Shock Treatment (Still B&W Photo #SH-1)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still B&W Photo)
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Shock Treatment (Lobby Card #6)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Film Cel)
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Shock Treatment (Lobby Card #3)
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Shock Treatment (Lobby Card #5)
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Shock Treatment (Lobby Card #7)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still B&W Photo #RH-10)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Film Cel)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still B&W Photo)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Film Cel)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Charles Atlas Song)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Hot Patootie)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Sword Of Damocles)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Lobby Card #4)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Lobby Card #5)
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Shock Treatment Credits (Nell Campbell as Nurse Ansalong)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Film Cel)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Film Cel)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still B&W Photo #RH-14)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Film Cel)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Film Cel)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Film Cel)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still B&W Photo 4-Square)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still B&W Photo 4-Square)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still B&W Photo)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still B&W Photo)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show 2007 Calendar (May)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still B&W Photo)
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15th Anniversary Convention (Meat Loaf and Little Nell)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still B&W Photo #RH-15)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still B&W Photo #RH-06)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Rocky Horror Show (1973 London Cast)
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15th Anniversary Convention (Little Nell)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still B&W Photo #RH-34)
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Little Nell Campbell (1992-04-02)
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Rocky Horror Show (1973 London Cast)
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Little Nell Campbell (1993-12-06)
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Little Nell Campbell (1992-04-02)
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Little Nell Campbell (1986-12-08)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Little Nell Campbell (2000-03-30)
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Rocky Horror Picture Show (Still Color Photo)
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Little Nell Campbell (1990-03-26)
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Little Nell Campbell (2002-03-14)
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Little Nell Campbell (1991-12-03)
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Little Nell Campbell (2001-04-23)
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Little Nell Campbell (2001-04-23)
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Little Nell Campbell (1986-11-10)
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ALBUM IMAGES

Little Nell "Fever" 12" Single (Back Cover)
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Little Nell "Fever" 12" Single (Front Cover)
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Little Nell "Beauty Queen" 7" Single (Front Cover)
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Little Nell "Beauty Queen" 7" Single (Disc Label)
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Little Nell "Beauty Queen" 7" Single (Back Cover)
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Little Nell "Fever" 7" Single (Disc Side One)
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Little Nell "Musical World of Little Nell (Aquatic Teenage Sex & Squalor)" 7" Single (Disc Side One)
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Little Nell "Fever" 7" Single (Disc Side Two)
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Little Nell "Fever" 7" Single (Front Cover)
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Little Nell "Musical World of Little Nell (Aquatic Teenage Sex & Squalor)" 7" Single (Disc Side Two)
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Little Nell "Musical World of Little Nell (Aquatic Teenage Sex & Squalor)" 7" Single (Back Cover)
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Little Nell "Fever" 7" Single (Back Cover)
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Little Nell "Musical World of Little Nell (Aquatic Teenage Sex & Squalor)" 7" Single (Front Cover)
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