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Chubby Checker ...
Chubby Checker
Gene Chandler ...
The Duke of Earl
Vic Dana ...
Vic Dana
Linda Scott ...
Linda Scott
The Dovells ...
The Dovells
Len Barry ...
Len Barry (as The Dovells)
Mike Dennis ...
Mike Dennis (as The Dovells)
Arnie Satin ...
Arnie Satin (as The Dovells)
Jerry Summers ...
Jerry Summers (as The Dovells)
The Carroll Bros ...
The Carroll Bros.
Lang Jeffries ...
Ted Haver
Mari Blanchard ...
Dulcie Corbin
Georgine Darcy ...
Madge Albright
Stephen Preston ...
Billy Albright
Barbara Morrison ...
Mrs. Morrison
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This movie was filmed in 1962 during the administration of President John F. Kennedy, the youngest elected president. One of his campaign pledges was "Let's get America moving again." In this movie, there are subtle references to this era, such as: "America is on the move", "Progress . . . That's what the Twist is. New ideas, new dances, new comedy, new faces. America's always moving forward" and "I realize the administration in Washington is a little young . . . " See more »

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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 »


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Do The New Continental
Written by Kal Mann and Dave Appell
Sung by The Dovells
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The twistin' is fine, but the movie comes up a little lame.
9 September 2000 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

You can tell right away that this is a quickie to join the parade of "twist" theme movies. A TV executive (Lang Jeffries)is trying to put together a TV special a couple weeks ahead of a competing station. He just happens to call on Chubby Checker to come to his rescue. Chubby wrangles Gene Chandler, Vic Dana, Linda Scott and the Dovells to appear. The spotlight ends up on a young dancer(Georgine Darcy).

Plenty of shimmy shakin' goin' on. Of course the talent, excluding Checker of course, are barely one hit wonders. Very little depth to the plot, but watching again will bring back some memories.

Also in the cast are Mari Blanchard, Stephen Preston and Nydia Westman.


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