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Shake, Rattle & Rock! (1956)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Musical  -  November 1956 (USA)
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A group of concerned adults try to ban rock and roll music in their town because they think that the music promotes juvenile delinquency. It's now up to a disc jockey and a hipster to ... See full summary »

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A group of concerned adults try to ban rock and roll music in their town because they think that the music promotes juvenile delinquency. It's now up to a disc jockey and a hipster to defend the music in a televised trial. The movie also features several rock and roll performances, most notably from Fats Domino. Written by <jgp3553@excite.com>

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Rock 'n' Roll vs. the Squares

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Processo al rock and roll  »

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The film of natives shown in the 'trial' is of Australian aborigines dancing. See more »

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Referenced in Rebel Highway: Shake, Rattle and Rock! (1994) See more »

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Ain't That a Shame
Written by Fats Domino (as Antione "Fats" Domino) and David Bartholomew
Sung by Fats Domino
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Just for pure enjoyment only!
10 October 1999 | by (Willow Grove, PA) – See all my reviews

This golden oldie film, while somewhat shallow in the plot category, is nothing more than just plain entertainment. It consists mainly of good fifties rock n roll music by original artists of the day which really makes the film a joy to view. Also, unlike most of the teenage films of that time, some scenes show kids who are genuine teenagers rather than 20 or even 30 something adults pretending to be teens. This really adds a touch of quality to the movie. Besides the music, the anti-rock n roll adults add to the enjoyment as well. Although their respective rolls may have been intended to be mainly villainous, they come across as so ludicrous in their actions that they are truly funny. This is a movie for fun and enjoyment and not to be taken seriously.


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