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Rock Around the World (1957)

The Tommy Steele Story (original title)
This is the story of the early life and rise to fame of Tommy Steele. His manager wanted him to be a tough rock'n'roller and so challenge Elvis Presley but Tommy is too nice. He becomes ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Tommy Steele ...
Tommy Steele
Patrick Westwood ...
Brushes
Tom Littlewood ...
Judo Instructor
Peter Lewiston ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Boxer ...
Paul Lincoln
Jill Carson
Cyril Chamberlain ...
Chief Steward
Bryan Coleman ...
Hospital Doctor (as Brian Coleman)
Mark Daly ...
Junkshop Man
Lisa Daniely ...
Hospital Nurse
Tommy Eytle ...
And His Calypso Band
Hilda Fenemore ...
Mrs.Steele
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Himself
Bernard Hunter ...
Busker, the Guitarist
Charles Lamb ...
Mr. Steele
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This is the story of the early life and rise to fame of Tommy Steele. His manager wanted him to be a tough rock'n'roller and so challenge Elvis Presley but Tommy is too nice. He becomes famous anyway !! Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Wild Pulse Pounding Rock 'n Roll From Overseas!

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Biography | Drama

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August 1957 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.75 : 1
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Legendary r'n'b disc jockey Hunter Hancock makes a 30 second appearance in an attempt to sell the film to American audiences, despite the fact that Tommy Steele's type of "white" rock and roll was nothing like what Hancock played on his radio shows. See more »


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Written by Lionel Bart, Mike Pratt & Tommy Steele
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