Eddie Crane is on his way to becoming a top recording star...if he can only break away from his lawless beatnik friends who are his only companions. Trouble ensues when his friends kill a bartender during a botched hold-up. Written by
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When Eddy asks Mooney to leave the hotel room so he can talk with his agent, Mooney walks out of the shot and we hear the hotel door close. Mooney's shadow, however, can still be seen on the wall, revealing the actor is still on the set. See more
[Eddy brings his gang into Bayliss's office, where they meet with TV station manager Ray Morrissey
Are you the guy's who's gonna put Eddy on the TV?
Mr. Ray Morrissey
Well, I don't know, miss. Eh, we came down to hear him sing. If he's anything like, uh...
Oh, come *on*, pop! Eddy can sing rings around any of 'em! He can sing better than any of 'em -
Shut up, Iris.
But I just wanted -
You hear what I said?
Referenced in The Boatniks