The rise, fall and rise again of the Peppermint Lounge nightclub is chronicled. The sons of the Peppermint Lounge nightclub owner nearly topple the club's initial success by redesigning the place but realize their mistake.

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The rise, fall and rise again of the Peppermint Lounge nightclub is chronicled. The sons of the Peppermint Lounge nightclub owner nearly topple the club's initial success by redesigning the place but realize their mistake.

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Joe Pesci On Guitar
16 July 2000 | by (Northampton) – See all my reviews

Another rock n roll/quasi-dramatic picture from the 60's, this film features that one hit wonder "Peppermint Twist," by Joey Dee. The film is USA network material, centering on a good o' Lounge Club in the city, where musicians are situated with bad acting roles and free booze. The film's highlight is seeing a young Joe Pesci as a stand-in guitarist for the Starliters. I understand Pesci had an ear for music before acting; this film would lead him to the latter.


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