The rise and fall of the rock singer Jim Maclaine, in the mid 60s, with his manager, Mike, and his group, "The Stray Cats."
Show me a boy who never wanted to be a rock star and I'll show you a liar.
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Although the main cast are perfectly groomed and attired for the period in the early-'60s concert scenes, this does not stretch to the extras (the crowd, and in particular the security staff) who are all clearly from 1974. Some of the music also sounds 1970s rather than 1960s. See more
Jim... piss off.
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
Referenced in High Hopes: Stardust
Take It Away
Written by Gary Osborne
(as Gary Osbourne) and Paul Vigrass
Performed by David Essex
, with Dave Edmunds
(as The Stray Cats) See more