Hallie Rogers is a pent-up go-go dancer itching for her big break. She's up for a spot on the network rock'n'roll show "Whizbam," a detailed send-up of both "Shindig" and "Hullaballo," but the studio bosses keep giving her the shaft. So Hallie wigs out, escapes from her go-go cage, and steals the mike from Glen Campbell, who's singing onstage at the time. While Glen does all he can to stop this crazy girl on live TV, Hallie shakes and shimmies her way out of impending handcuffs. The audience goes wild, imitating her moves, and when a misdirected camera sends a message out to the nation, a new dance craze is born - the Tantrum! Tony Krum, a teen tycoon begins to manage her booming career. Hallie gets fired from "Whizbam," but her go-go dancing pals take her to Palm Springs, where they see the Leaves perform. She soon meets out-of-step teen idol Cliff Donner, with whom she forms a duo.
Wait till you see 'em dance the TANTRUM in the groovy movie with the hip hot tunes.
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Did You Know?
In the scene at Roddey McDowell's (character) brothers club one of the dancers elbows Rod in the face as he crosses the dance floor See more
Hey, it's a great number! How about trying it out on Whiz Bam?
Dee Dee Howitzer
Yeah, it's a grabber.
Yeah, it's outta sight. It's got soul. Good for the image.
References West Side Story
Where Did I Go Wrong?
Music by Billy Strange
Lyrics by Jack Lloyd
Performed by Roddy McDowall
with Nita Talbot
, Robert Coote
& Jim Begg
[Tony sings the song with Dee Dee, Stanley and Charlie in Tony's office at the Sunset Towers when Tony laments about the problems in arranging Cliff and Hallie's act] See more