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Hold On! (1966)

Not Rated | | Musical, Comedy | 12 August 1966 (UK)
British beat group Herman's Hermits, on tour in the USA, is offered an opportunity to have a spaceship named after the group. Several people seem to care whether it happens or not.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Herman (as Peter Blair Noone)
Karl Green ...
Karl
Keith Hopwood ...
Keith
Derek Leckenby ...
Derek
Barry Whitwam ...
Barry
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Louisa Page
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Cecile Bannister
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Ed Lindquist
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Dudley Hawks
Ray Kellogg ...
Detective
Harry Hickox ...
Grant
Hortense Petra ...
Mrs. Henrietta Page
Mickey Deems ...
Publicist
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Detective
Phil Arnold ...
Photographer
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British beat group Herman's Hermits, on tour in the USA, is offered an opportunity to have a spaceship named after the group. Several people seem to care whether it happens or not.

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Destination way way way out! - The beauties, the beats and the bikinis have one hullabaloo of a rendezvous! See more »

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Musical | Comedy

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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12 August 1966 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Los astronautas del ritmo  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Metrocolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

Noel Gay's name is given as "Noel Tay" in the opening credits. See more »

Quotes

Dudley Hawks: How many times must I warn you to stay away from girls?
Herman: But she was someone to talk to.
Dudley Hawks: Oh yes, it all starts with talking, yakity-yakity-yak. But the moment the talking stops, my boy. you're in trouble.
Herman: You have an evil mind.
Dudley Hawks: I'm old enough to enjoy it. You're not. And keep the door locked.
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Soundtracks

Where Were You When I Needed You
Written by P.F. Sloan and Steve Barri
Performed by Herman's Hermits
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Still Waiting for It to Come to a Local Theatre
19 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes, I saw it on one of the channels, but many years ago.

Many of the posts have commented on the music of Herman... and for me, to is always a pleasant surprise to play their "Greatest Hits" album and realize exactly how much of an impact that music had on me at age 15 and 16.

A time and place: I can remember being in (more or less) downtown Sioux City, Iowa, on a blustery day in 1966 (my mother had brought me along on a shopping trip to Big City, main focus, one of the two major department stores) when I saw this movie was being played at a theater across the center square... and there was a kid with long hair headed for that showing. I can also remember at least one thing I bought that day: an "African print" short, a beautifully bright collection of colors made (or so the little booklet said by laying hot wax on the cloth, cutting it with sharp knives and then dying it. I could still wear that shirt but it was lost a couple of years ago.

Over and Out


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