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Director:
Writers:
Joyce Geller (screenplay)
Joyce Geller (story)
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Release Date:
12 April 1967 (USA) See more »
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It's The NOW Sound In Music... And The New Sensation Of The Screen! See more »
Plot:
A young, millionaire rock promoter decides to create a new boy/girl duo team for his teen TV dance show by teaming up an ambitious go-go dancer and a has-been pop star and presenting them to the public as a new romantic pair. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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This movie is campy, yes. But I love it and so will you! See more (16 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Roddy McDowall ... Tony Krum

Debbie Watson ... Hallie Rogers

Gil Peterson ... Cliff Donner

Phil Harris ... MacElwaine
Robert Coote ... Stanley Krum

Nita Talbot ... Dee Dee Howitzer

George Furth ... Howie
Mrs. Miller ... Herself
Jim Begg ... Charlie Forbes
James Millhollin ... Henry - Hotel Manager
Phil Arnold ... Stage Manager
Melanie Alexander ... Sandy
The Bantams ... Themselves

Glen Campbell ... Patrick
The Leaves ... Themselves
T.J. and The Fourmations ... Themselves (as T.J. and The Fourmations)
The Forté Four ... Themselves

Chris Gilmore ... Minor Role (as Annette Ferra)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dan Anthony ... Musician (uncredited)
Bill Blackburn ... Dancer (uncredited)
Ernie Earnshaw ... Musician (uncredited)

Teri Garr ... One of Hallie's Friends (uncredited)

Angelique Pettyjohn ... Secretary (uncredited)
Christopher Riordan ... Student (uncredited)
John Case Schaeffer II ... Musician (uncredited)
Michael St. Angel ... George - Studio Technician (uncredited)
Guy Watson ... Musician (uncredited)

Directed by
Gene Nelson 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Joyce Geller  screenplay
Joyce Geller  story
Robert Kaufman  adaptation
Gene Nelson  adaptation

Produced by
William Conrad .... executive producer
Jimmy Lydon .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Ernie Freeman 
 
Cinematography by
Floyd Crosby  (as Floyd D. Crosby)
 
Film Editing by
James T. Heckert  (as James Heckert)
 
Art Direction by
LeRoy Deane 
 
Set Decoration by
Ralph S. Hurst 
 
Costume Design by
Howard Shoup 
 
Makeup Department
Gordon Bau .... makeup supervisor
Jean Burt Reilly .... supervising hair stylist
Dorothy Parkinson .... body makeup (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Russell Llewellyn .... unit manager (as J. Russell Llewellyn)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gil Kissel .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Archie Neel .... prop master (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Everett A. Hughes .... sound (as Everett Hughes)
Dan Wallin .... sound
Ora Hudson .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kenneth B. Taylor .... key grip (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Lee Hazlewood .... music supervisor
Lee Hazlewood .... original songs
Billy Strange .... music arranger
Dan Wallin .... score mixer
 
Other crew
Julie Gibson .... dialogue supervisor
Toni Basil .... choreographer (uncredited)
 

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95 min
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Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
This was the last feature for Director of Photography Floyd Crosby, father of musician and singer David Crosby.See more »
Quotes:
Hallie Rogers:I never thought I'd fall in love with a creep like you.See more »
Soundtrack:
When You Touched My HandSee more »

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10 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
This movie is campy, yes. But I love it and so will you!, 26 December 2004
Author: TADA co from tadaco.com

Roddy Mcdowell is a gas in this musical comedy about a fun loving teenager, played coyly and sweet by the young Debbie Watson. The main character accidentally starts a dance craze by throwing a tantrum on the set of a televised dance show. The dance she creates is called, of course, "The Tantrum."

It is this campy humor that, while sometimes over the top, keeps you wanting more. There are also some great sequences shot on Olivera Street in Los Angeles and on the Palm Springs Tram. Glen Cambell is even in it.

The music is fun, that dancing a blast, it's hip and cool and ultra sixties...yeah baby! It runs on cable now and again...look for it.

This is on my list of movies you hate to love! A must see.

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