Johnny Jackson, a sleazy talent agent, discovers teenager Bert Rudge singing in a coffee house. Despite Bert's protestation that he really is only interested in playing bongos, Johnny starts him on the road to stardom. The deal they cut, however, is highly exploitative of the young singer, and their relationship soon begins to go bad. Written by
George S. Davis <email@example.com>
LAURENCE HARVEY - THAT "ROOM AT THE TOP" GUY as a fast talking agent...chasing the fast buck through jazz dens...racy night clubs and burlesque houses!
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Did You Know?
In the UK in the sixties, EP records had their own charts, in the main; the EP of Expresso Bongo made number 1 in the EP charts. It was rare for an EP to figure in the singles charts. See more
Opening credits are shown on a neon sign outside a theatre, a jukebox, a pinball machine, a barrel organ, a restaurant menu, a pin-board, ending with a sandwich-board man. See more
Version of Bongo Boy
Nothing Is For Nothing
Music by David Heneker
(as David Henneker) and Monty Norman
Lyrics by Julian More
and Wolf Mankowitz See more