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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During Eddie's recording session, his song is being recorded not only on tape (correct for 1960) but directly to a master disc. Record companies no longer recorded directly to master discs after tape was introduced in the late 1940's and became the standard way of recording in the 1950's. See more
[At the hotel, the gang parties, but Eddy is in a somber mood
Bob 'Moon' Mooney
...the matter, man? Why don't you join the party? What's the matter, you afraid you might be catchin' a cold, man?
Maybe you just wanna be with that freako nuthin' you've been makin' eyes with, huh?
Get off my back, Iris. I'm thinkin'.
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