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Gonks Go Beat (1964)

Bizarre sixties fable resembling Romeo and Juliette, but instead of Montagues and Capulets, there are two musical communities, one who like rock and roll and one who like ballads, who ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Wilco Roger
... PM
... Mr. A&R
Iain Gregory ... Steve
Barbara Brown ... Helen
Reginald Beckwith ... Professor
... Committee Man
Jerry Desmonde ... Great Galaxian
Arthur Mullard ... Drum Master
The Graham Bond Organization ... Themselves (as The Graham Bond Organisation)
Alan David ... Singer
Elaine Thompson ... Ballad Isle Singer (as Elain and Derek)
Derek Thompson ... Ballad Isle Singer (as Elain and Derek)
Ray Lewis and the Trekkers ... Themselves
The Long and the Short ... Themselves
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Bizarre sixties fable resembling Romeo and Juliette, but instead of Montagues and Capulets, there are two musical communities, one who like rock and roll and one who like ballads, who become reunited through the love between a couple who love across their grouping. It features little furry puppets called Gonks. Written by David Gibson <djg6@ukc.ac.uk>

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A Host of Top Beat Groups with 16 Great Beat & Ballad Hits!

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Comedy | Musical | Sci-Fi

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1964 (UK)  »

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Opening credits: This photoplay is fictitious and the characters portrayed bear no resemblance to persons living or dead - any resemblance is coincidental. See more »

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Choc Ice
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Great sixties classic
29 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

I think if I'm right this is the Ian Gregory who worked with Joe meek great all star cast a film wouldn't be complete without kenneth Connor love frank truly Thornton it's a bit dated but typical of the great music films such as dateline diamonds and I've gotta horse I'm a fan of sixties music and music films


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