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Bop Girl Goes Calypso (1957)

 -  Musical  -  July 1957 (USA)
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To prove his theory that rock and roll is on its way out, a sociologist tries to convince a "bop" singer to switch to calypso, much to the ire of her Hollywood nightclub manager.

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Complete credited cast:
Judy Tyler ...
Jo Thomas
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Robert Hilton
Margo Woode ...
Marion Hendricks
Mary Kaye ...
Herself (as Mary Kaye Trio)
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Themselves
Lord Flea ...
Himself
Nino Tempo ...
Himself
Lucien Littlefield ...
Professor Winthrop
George O'Hanlon ...
Barney
Jered Barclay ...
Jerry (as Jerry Barclay)
Judy Harriet ...
YMCA Rehearsal Singer
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To prove his theory that rock and roll is on its way out, a sociologist tries to convince a "bop" singer to switch to calypso, much to the ire of her Hollywood nightclub manager.

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Give your hips a rhythm to sway to! See more »

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Bop Girl  »

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Horn Rock
Written by Nino Tempo
Performed by Nino Tempo and band
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I have read that this is considered a lost movie.no known copies exist
28 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have read a couple of reviews in movies history books,and both seem to agree Bop Girl goes Calypso is a lost movie.....no known copies of the movie are available for evaluation.If this is true,and someone out there has a copy,please let us know and start burning the copies for all of us to enjoy this camp classic! Also,I have also read that the movie was originally titled Bop Girl,and the goes Calypso was added at the last minute to cash in on the then recent Calypso craze.Apparently,from some still photos of the picture that i have seen,there were more rock and roll acts in the movie than there were actual Calypso acts.But no matter.This looks like it was another good example of the low budget music movies of the fifties aimed for the teenage audience.It would be great to see Judy Tyler in the starring role,since she only appeared in one other movie before her death.


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