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Go, Johnny, Go! Starring Chuck Berry Screening at Schlafly Bottleworks May 3rd – ‘Strange Brew’

Go, Johnny, Go! (1959) screens Wednesday, May 3rd at 8pm at Schlafly Bottleworks Restaurant and Bar (7260 Southwest Ave.- at Manchester – Maplewood, Mo 63143) as part of Webster University’s Award-Winning Strange Brew Film Series. Admission is $5

In Rock Rock Rock! (1959), Rock-n-roll promoter Alan Freed holds a talent search to develop a new rock star, then must find the elusive, mystery contestant (Jimmy Clanton) who doesn’t know he has won.

St. Louis legend Chuck Berry, who passed away last month at age 90, co-stars as himself. Having previously appeared in Rock Rock Rock! and Mister Rock And Roll, Go, Johnny, Go! was the third-and final-appearance of Berry in a movie that also starred DJ Alan Freed. He and Freed actually act together in this one as they try to get singer Johnny Melody (Clanton) on his way to stardom. It will be quite a pleasure for his fans seeing Berry performing his hits “Memphis,
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