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Don't Knock the Twist (1962)

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Many twist dancers' meet in preparation for the TV variety show called "The Twist." While the special is still in the production stages, jealousies lead to problems - and a whole lot of dancing.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chubby Checker ...
Chubby Checker
Gene Chandler ...
The Duke of Earl
Vic Dana ...
Vic Dana
Linda Scott ...
Linda Scott
The Carroll Bros ...
The Carroll Bros.
The Dovells ...
The Dovells
Lang Jeffries ...
Ted Haver
Mari Blanchard ...
Dulcie Corbin
Georgine Darcy ...
Madge Albright
Stephen Preston ...
Billy Albright
Barbara Morrison ...
Mrs. Morrison
Nydia Westman ...
Amy - the Dressmaker
James Chandler ...
Joe Albright
Elizabeth Harrower ...
Ruth Emerson
Hortense Petra ...
Mrs. Kay
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Many twist dancers' meet in preparation for the TV variety show called "The Twist." While the special is still in the production stages, jealousies lead to problems - and a whole lot of dancing.

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6 June 1962 (Venezuela)  »

Also Known As:

Let's Twist Again  »

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Trivia

The film version of the song "Slow Twistin'" has an extra verse that does not appear on the single or album. Additionally, in the 2010 edition of the film, some words have been deleted, towards the end of the song, which may indicate the presence of "suggestive" lyrics. See more »

Goofs

The FCC does not force the cancellation of television programs. If enough people complain about a program after it has aired, it may levy fines against a broadcast outlet or take the license of a television station. See more »

Connections

Featured in Twist (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Little Altar Boy
Written by Howlett Smith
Sung by Vic Dana
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This one has even the older folks rockin'
28 November 1999 | by (Willow Grove, PA) – See all my reviews

A very entertaining film with music that takes me back to my senior year in high school. Unlike most of these rock n roll movies, this one clearly shows middle aged and even elderly adults enjoying the music of teenagers. I find that refreshing, although mostly unrealistic. I also enjoy watching Georgine Darcy's(Madge) and her "brother" doing their dance routine. Georgine is a real pro and makes the show more enjoyable.(I would love to know how to contact her.) A real neat movie!


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