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Stardust (1974)

R  |   |  Drama, Music  |  24 April 1975 (Netherlands)
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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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Cast

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Adam Faith ...
Mike
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Porter Lee Austin
Ines Des Longchamps ...
Danielle
Rosalind Ayres ...
Marty Wilde ...
Colin Day
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TV Interviewer
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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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Show me a boy who never wanted to be a rock star and I'll show you a liar. See more »

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Drama | Music

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24 April 1975 (Netherlands)  »

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Csillagpor  »

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Trivia

Martin Balsam was first choice for the role of Porter Lee Austin. See more »

Goofs

In the first concert scene at the Warehouse Club, set in 1964, the Stray Cats use a WEM public address system, but these were not developed until 1966. 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 »

Connections

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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Still a superb movie
26 December 2000 | by (Northern California) – See all my reviews

Now sadly dated, this movie is STILL one of the best "Rock'n'Roll" movies ever made. The added bonus of seeing that the rockers from the 50s and 60s could act as well as sing made it all the sweeter. Although this was David Essex' starring role, I believe the show was stolen by Adam Faith who gave a completely believable performance as Mike. Lots of excellent music in here, especially the stuff by the Stray Cats (band for the movie). Worth watching 30 or 40 times IF you can find a copy.


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