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Hold On! (1966)

Not Rated | | Musical, Comedy | 12 August 1966 (UK)
British beat group Herman's Hermits, on tour in the USA, is offered an opportunity to have a spaceship named after the group. Several people seem to care whether it happens or not.

Director:

Arthur Lubin

Writer:

Robert E. Kent (as James B. Gordon)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Noone ... Herman (as Peter Blair Noone)
Karl Green Karl Green ... Karl
Keith Hopwood Keith Hopwood ... Keith
Derek Leckenby Derek Leckenby ... Derek
Barry Whitwam Barry Whitwam ... Barry
Shelley Fabares ... Louisa Page
Sue Ane Langdon ... Cecile Bannister
Herbert Anderson ... Ed Lindquist
Bernard Fox ... Dudley Hawks
Ray Kellogg ... Detective
Harry Hickox ... Grant
Hortense Petra Hortense Petra ... Mrs. Henrietta Page
Mickey Deems Mickey Deems ... Publicist
John Hart ... Detective
Phil Arnold ... Photographer
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British beat group Herman's Hermits, on tour in the USA, is offered an opportunity to have a spaceship named after the group. Several people seem to care whether it happens or not.

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Destination way way way out! - The beauties, the beats and the bikinis have one hullabaloo of a rendezvous! See more »

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Musical | Comedy

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In both a scene set aboard a roller coaster and the "big concert finale," this film features some of the most blatantly obvious, poorly executed rear projection footage ever shot. See more »

Quotes

Herman: We don't want to be cooped up like this all the time. We want to get out and be with people.
Dudley Hawks: People, eh? Girls! That's who you want to be with.
Herman: Dudley, we want to be with anybody! To find out what Americans are really like.
Dudley Hawks: I can tell you about girls.
Keith: Mother, we'd rather do it ourselves.
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Soundtracks

Hold On
Written by P.F. Sloan
Performed by Herman's Hermits
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Ambitious failed knockoffs ...
27 January 2019 | by dweilermg-1See all my reviews

Following the great box office success of Beatles' A HARD DAYS NIGHT in theaters across the USA rival studios tried to hop on the Rritish Invasion rock band movie trend with movies starring bands such as Dave Clark 5 and Herman's Hermits. However Beatles were the Beatles, the true superstars of early British Invasion era and they gave us a great musical soundtrack with a creative fun movie. These other 2 bands were mere pop wannabes whose movies lacked songs beyond so-so pop and also lacked any kind of creativity as actors by the band members. They may have been fun drive in brain candy but little more than that.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 August 1966 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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Color (Metrocolor)

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2.35 : 1
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