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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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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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Pitiful plot redeemed by musical guests
7 July 2003 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Movies like Jamboree are not really about plot or acting which is just as well since both are pretty feeble.The story is simple to the point of idiocy-two agents played by Kay Medford and Bob Pastine are trying without success to pitch their clients ,a young male and young female singer ,to record companies.They opt to pair them as a duo and success follows but the machinations of Medford drive them apart ,professionally and personally.Will they get back together and find happiness along with fame and fortune? Stick around and you will find out but the only real reason most people will stick with this picture are the scenes depicting pop stars of the day each doing a single number. The footage of the acts is unimaginatively shot but some of the performers make up for this .Jerry Lee Lewis is edgy and manic,while luminaries like Basie ,Domino and Perkins are always worth watching.I was more into the relatively lesser known names like the wonderful Charlie Gracie and Buddy Knox . Watch it for its pot pourri of period acts and ignore the woeful acting of the young leads and its bearable.


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