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 the record producer calls in to his secretary, we see a shot of a woman sitting working a switch board, she tells the producer that the switchboard is lit up with calls regarding Eddy's first TV performance but she is clearly not speaking those words. 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'.
Referenced in The Boatniks