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Carnival Rock (1957)

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Christy runs a rock and roll nightclub on a carnival pier with his righ-hand-man Benny. Christy has a crush on the club's star, Natalie Cook, but she has eyes for Stanley, a local business ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Susan Cabot ...
Natalie Cook
Brian G. Hutton ...
Stanley (as Brian Hutton)
David J. Stewart ...
Christopher 'Christy' Cristakos
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Benny
Iris Adrian ...
Celia
Jonathan Haze ...
Max
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Cannon
Bruno VeSota ...
Mr. Kirsch
Chris Alcaide ...
Slug
Frankie Ray ...
Billy
Dorothy Neumann ...
Clara
Horace Logan ...
Master of Ceremonies
Yvonne Peattie ...
Henry's Mother
The Platters ...
The Platters
David Houston ...
Himself - Singer
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Christy runs a rock and roll nightclub on a carnival pier with his righ-hand-man Benny. Christy has a crush on the club's star, Natalie Cook, but she has eyes for Stanley, a local business man, who wants to buy out the club. When the club is sold and Christy is asked to stay on, as a party clown, he plots to destroy the club and abduct Natalie away from Stanley. Written by Anonymous

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Good wholesome entertainment
29 August 2002 | by (Newfoundland, Canada) – See all my reviews

Good Music! Good entertainment. Solid little B-picture of a man named Christy whose love for the wrong girl causes him nothing but trouble and heartbreak. Shows how cruel love can be and what it can drive a man to do. Good wholesome entertainment plus it's got Dick Miller which is always a plus!


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