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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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Cauby Peixoto ...
Disk Jockey Ron Coby (as Ron Coby)
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Connie Francis
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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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22 August 1958 (Finland)  »

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Frankie Avalon is seen here as a pre-teenager, in dungarees, just months before his breakthrough hit of "Dee Dee Dinah" was released and Frankie was seen on "American Bandstand" as a new teen idol. This transformation was alluded to in "The Idolmaker"(1980), the story of Rock promoter Bob Marcucci , who worked with Frankie Avalon and others. See more »

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It is obvious that Buddy Knox and his group are lip-synching to their record "Hula Love" since their electric guitars are not plugged in. This is also true of every other act in the movie that uses electric instruments. See more »

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Written by Fats Domino and David Bartholomew
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Not one of the better 50's rock movies.
3 July 2000 | by (Pittsburgh, Pa) – See all my reviews

This is one of those movies made up mostly of acts playing for the screen. But most of them are lightweights or just plain bad! You may want to see it for Fats Domino, Joe Williams, Slim Whitman and Jerry Lee Lewis. There is also the "plot" to get in the way, too. It's about these two singing teenagers...only what they sing is a long way from "rock" and is a total miscalculation as to being included in this movie. They also end up being extremely annoying!


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