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Play It Cool (1962)

 |  Drama, Musical  |  29 May 1963 (USA)
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Billy Fury ...
Billy Universe
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Alvin
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Sir Charles Bryant
Richard Wattis ...
Nervous Man
Anna Palk ...
Ann Bryant
Keith Hamshere ...
Ring-a-Ding
Ray Brooks ...
Freddy
Jeremy Bulloch ...
Joey
Maurice Kaufmann ...
Larry Granger
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Skinner
Max Bacon ...
Lotus Proprietor
Monte Landis ...
Horace - the Beatnik Man
Felicity Young ...
Yvonne Pemberton
Helen Shapiro ...
Herself
Bernie Winters ...
Sydney Norman
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It's Gonna Take Magic
Music by Norrie Paramor
Lyrics by Bob Barratt
Sung by Alvin Stardust (as Shane Fenton)
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Not the Best but still great
23 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Its shameful how people can just write off Billy Fury OK the film itself wouldn't earn an Oscar for being original or clever but as a snapshot of what was going on in the British music screen it has an English charm OK the acting is not up to par ( although directed by the now acclaimed Michael Winner - his first feature film here ) however BILLY FURY at that stage in his career WAS NOT a copy of Elvis and definitely not a --SPASTIC BOBBY DARIN - NO WAY

he was an established artist a singer with great sounds / voice and stage presence and was just doing what every star of there day - including Elvis with his many a same plot film - going onto the big screen.

Helen Shapiro was OK ,and like Bobby Vee in 2006 still going strong .

the film PLAY IT COOL is a piece of little history and should not be dismissed neither disrespected of the late great BILLY FURY

keep on rockin


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