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Carnival Rock (1957)

Approved | | Drama, Romance
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:
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Natalie Cook
Brian G. Hutton ...
Stanley (as Brian Hutton)
David J. Stewart ...
Christopher 'Christy' Cristakos
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Benny
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Celia
Jonathan Haze ...
Max
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Cannon
Bruno VeSota ...
Mr. Kirsch
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Slug
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Billy
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Clara
Horace Logan ...
Master of Ceremonies
Yvonne Peattie ...
Henry's Mother
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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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ROCK and ROLL with THE PLATTERS, BOB LUMAN, many other stars See more »

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The band listed as The Shadows - backing Bob Luman - are not the famous British instrumental group. See more »


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All Night Long
Performed by Bob Luman
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Simply bad
28 October 2000 | by (Cap-de-la-Madeleine) – See all my reviews

Some 1950's Z cheap movies are so bad that they becomes good! But not this one: this is simply bad, despite the good intentions. Actors are awful. David J. Stewart is abominable! The story, very simple, had a bit of Blue Angel (of Marlene Dietrich's fame) in it. Corman wants to reach the teenagers of the time, but the artists he hired were not much known to them. Bob Luman is doing two fine numbers. Not really David Houston. The two of them will reach a certain popularity in the more conservative field of country music in the 1960's.


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