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Shake, Rattle & Rock! (1956)

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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Garry Nelson (as Touch Connors)
Lisa Gaye ...
June Fitzdingle
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Albert 'Axe' McAllister
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Choker Campbell ...
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Tommy Charles ...
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Annitta Ray ...
Annita, singing slum teen
Rosie ...
Rosie, teen dance contest winner (as Rosie & Carlos)
Carlos Davila ...
Carlos, teen dance contest winner (as Rosie & Carlos)
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Horace Fitzdingle
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Eustace Fentwick III
Paul Dubov ...
Bugsy Smith
Clarence Kolb ...
Judge McCombs
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Georgianna Fitzdingle
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Frank, TV program manager
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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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November 1956 (USA)  »

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Vive le rock  »

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$79,000 (estimated)
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Distributed in France before 1960 and only in the provinces. See more »

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The opening credits spell Fats Domino's name as "Antione", rather than "Antoine". See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The 1970s (2002) See more »

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Rock, Rock, Rock
Sung by Big Joe Turner
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It's got Joe Turner and Fats Domino!
30 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Well, I bought the DVD so I have to say that I like it. Solely because it's got Big Joe Turner in it along with Fats Domino. They're miming to what appear to be new versions of some of their own tracks. Just watching Big Joe "singing" is enough to get my vote. They're so little of him in his prime that I'm really grateful for anything I can get. Has an amusing call and response section with the young white teenage audience. And then he "appears" on TV. Fats Domino is his usual impeccable self. The plot and acting is all very silly but worth it for the brief performances. Has Margaret Dumont in as well with a wimpish husband although "the worm turns" by the end.


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