Want up-to-the-minute entertainment and tech news? They moved into the Chelsea Hotel, which had once been a Mecca for writers and artists - Dylan Thomas, Andy Warhol and Bob Dylan had all once lived there - but by the late 1970s, was little more than a sprawling drugs den populated by users.
Don't look: One extra appeared to cover her young son's eyes as the actress cycled past The Danny Boyle directed Pistols is based on the legendary punk band - consisting of John Lydon, Steve Jones, Glen Matlock, Paul Cook and Sid Vicious - and their rise to fame in the 1970s.
Nancy reportedly bought drugs to meet musicians and became a heroin addict, funding her habit at one time by working as a prostitute.
The cast looked in good spirits as they appeared to cause chaos during filming and were joined by film director Danny.
A little more than a month later, however, Sid was back inside the maximum security Riker's Island jail after glassing a man in a fight in a New York club.
At its centre was a young charming illiterate kleptomaniac — a hero for the times — Steve Jones, who became in his own words, the 94th greatest guitarist of all time.
Speaking to punk icon Jordan, 65, of her role in the Danny Boyle directed series, Maisie shared her excitement about playing the 'first Sex Pistol'.
Jordan, real name Pamela Rooke and also 5ft 1in, was then 20 and part of the Bromley Contingent of punks who followed the Pistols.