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The rise and fall of the rock singer Jim Maclaine, in the mid 60s, with his manager, Mike, and his group, "The Stray Cats."

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Adam Faith ...
Mike
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Porter Lee Austin
Ines Des Longchamps ...
Danielle
Rosalind Ayres ...
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Colin Day
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Dave Edmunds ...
Alex
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Johnny
Karl Howman ...
Stevie
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Felix Hoffman (as Richard Le Parmentier)
Peter Duncan ...
Kevin
John Normington ...
Harrap
James Hazeldine ...
Brian
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The rise and fall of the rock singer Jim Maclaine, in the mid 60s, with his manager, Mike, and his group, "The Stray Cats."

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24 April 1975 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Csillagpor  »

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Trivia

Although The Stray Cats were purportedly a five-piece band, a multi-tracked Dave Edmunds recorded all the band's songs. See more »

Goofs

The "Piano" they play is a Vox Continental organ and this model, single manual with drawbars in the middle and some presets, was only made in 1972-73. See more »

Quotes

Jim Maclaine: I remember you from New York.
TV Interviewer: It was nice of you to remember.
Jim Maclaine: I forgot to forget.
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Crazy Credits

The male dancers ( extras )in the dance hall scene, dancing to "the tits and bums" were supplied by the Army Apprentices College,Harrogate, Yorkshire, UK. In particular John HICKMAN, Peter COSSON and Neil TURNER. See more »

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Follows That'll Be the Day (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Take It Away
Written by Gary Osborne (as Gary Osbourne) and Paul Vigrass
Performed by David Essex, with Dave Edmunds (as The Stray Cats)
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Stardust film sound
23 July 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It's interesting that IMDb lists its sound as "4-track stereo" when in fact it was recorded in Dolby Stereo a full year before Tommy, although it was only presented once in this format, at the Film and Television Society meeting in Canada in Autumn 1974. This was due to there being no equipment yet available to present it in the new format, although if the mix was the same as the version shown on TV, then it would have blown the techies at the time away, particularly in comparison with the sound that was prevalent in Hollywood at the time. Even when shown in mono it is possible to hear the signature in the sound that exists when Dolby is utilised (in its analogue form) in a film soundtrack, it might be an idea for IMDb to correct its record (and if you want proof, look at the end credits).


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