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Some People (1962)

 -  Drama | Musical  -  June 1964 (USA)
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Four teen-aged layabouts are persuaded to form rock group to keep them out of trouble.

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Credited cast:
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Mr. Smith
Ray Brooks ...
Johnnie
Anneke Wills ...
Anne (as Annika Wills)
David Andrews ...
Bill
Angela Douglas ...
Terry
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Bert
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fanny Carby ...
Johnnie's Mother
Harry H. Corbett ...
Johnnie's Father
Richard Davies ...
Harper (as Richard Davis)
Frankie Dymon ...
Jimmy
Fred Ferris ...
Court Clerk
Michael Gwynn ...
Vicar
Cyril Luckham ...
Magistrate
Timothy Nightingale ...
Tim
Dean Webb ...
Mike
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In 1960's Bristol three lads hang around making nuisances of themselves after losing their motorbike licences. Their only other interest is playing rock-and-roll so they welcome the offer from a supportive churchwarden of the use of his church hall. Things go well - with several new members including strong-voiced Terry, sort-of one of their girlfriends, they don't sound bad at all - and one of the guys starts dating the churchwarden's daughter. But his mate is increasingly suspicious that they are being sucked into behaving in a conventional way acceptable to the older generation. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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From the land of the Beatles, came the young rebels...wild and explosive...

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The film was designed to promote the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme. See more »

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Referenced in Girls! Girls! Girls! The 1960s (2009) See more »

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Johnny's Tune
Written by Ron Grainer
Played by The Eagles
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Saw it last night for the first time - fantastic!
9 January 2008 | by (Bristol) – See all my reviews

I heard of this film from my brother-in-law basically because it was filmed in my home city. I thought it was fantastic, with all the scenes of Bristol before I was born. It was great fun trying to guess where it was filmed. Clifton, Filton, probably Patchway, Broadmead (but which store?), City centre, Totterdown, The Downs, The Portway and the now re-built bus station. Kenneth More is brilliant as ever. It might have been a bit corny but not as bad as a Cliff film. I purchased a DVD of it off ebay (not great quality as it had been transferred from video) and really enjoyed it. When will it be available on DVD in all its remastered glory?


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