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Jamboree! (1957)

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Pete Porter and Honey Wynn become overnight sensations as a romantic singing duo. But what will become of their budding love affair when their feuding, back-stabbing managers persuade them ... See full summary »

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Pete Porter and Honey Wynn become overnight sensations as a romantic singing duo. But what will become of their budding love affair when their feuding, back-stabbing managers persuade them to go solo? Written by <jgp3553@excite.com>

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Top Disk Jockeys Picked Its Stars, Picked Its Songs, And Are In It, Too! See more »

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22 August 1958 (Finland)  »

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Featured here is Dick Clark in his film debut as a Philadelphia DJ hosting early Rock acts, just months before "Bandstand" went network. See more »

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During the montage showing Honey & Pete's first record becoming a hit, the record is shown playing. On screen we see a 78 on the Musicraft label, but in 1957 the record would have been released as a 45 and Musicraft had been out of business for 10 years. See more »

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I Don't Like You No More
Written by Cirino Colacrai and Teddy Randazzo
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Rock 'n' roll, rockabilly and jazz entertainers shine.
3 October 2000 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Pitiful plot and sorry as a movie. But the real stars performing makes for good viewing. A young couple played by Freda Holloway and Paul Carr want to be famous singers. Kay Medford plays the agitating manager that manipulates the two songbirds,that don't even come near professionalism; let alone sing good rock 'n' roll. Although the singing voice of Holloway is that of singer Connie Francis.

Also in the cast are disc jockey Dick Clark and songwriter Aaron Schroder. Schroder in the real world wrote many hit songs; the best were for Elvis Presley and Gene Pitney.

Some of the real stars of this film, doing their thing for the camera are: Jerry Lee Lewis, Frankie Avalon, Fats Domino, Charlie Gracie, Buddy Knox, Count Basie, Slim Whitman and Carl Perkins.

The plot is a flop and the music is hip. Turn the lights on low and GO! Daddyo! GO!


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