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Don't Knock the Twist (1962)

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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 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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6 June 1962 (Venezuela)  »

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Let's Twist Again  »

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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

In the "Slow Twistin'" number, Dee Dee Sharp's lip-syncing does not match the lyrics she is supposed to be singing. See more »

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Featured in Twist (1992) See more »

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Don't Knock The Twist
Written by Kal Mann and Dave Appell
Sung by Chubby Checker
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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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