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Rock Rock Rock! (1956)

Approved | | Drama, Music | 7 December 1956 (USA)
A young teenage girl (Tuesday Weld) desperately tries to earn enough money to buy a dress for a school rock and roll dance. This early rock and roll feature, the 3rd in a series of 5 ... See full summary »

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Alan Freed and his Rock 'n Roll Band ...
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Fran Manfred ...
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Dori's Songs (singing voice)
Teddy Randazzo ...
Jacqueline Kerr ...
Gloria
Ivy Schulman ...
Baby
The Moonglows ...
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The Flamingos ...
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Jimmy Cavallo and the House Rockers ...
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The Johnny Burnette Trio ...
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La Vern Baker ...
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Cirino and the Bowties ...
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Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers ...
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A young teenage girl (Tuesday Weld) desperately tries to earn enough money to buy a dress for a school rock and roll dance. This early rock and roll feature, the 3rd in a series of 5 starring Disc Jockey and Rock N Roll impresario Alan Freed, includes performances by artist Chuck Berry, La Vern Baker, Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers, The Flamingos, The Moonglows and The Johnny Burnette Trio. Written by <jgp3553@excite.com>

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The greatest rock 'n' roll music played by the biggest rock 'n' roll groups this side of heaven! See more »

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Tuesday Weld's singing was dubbed by Connie Francis See more »

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When Dori mentions the dress Gloria is planning to wear, Arabella chimes in with a remark about how the dress will be blue. The color of the dress something Gloria had mentioned to Dori and Tommy, but not when Arabella was around. See more »

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Arabella: [sipping shakes at the malt shoppe] Is Tommy taking you to the school prom?
Dori: He - hasn't asked me, yet.
Arabella: He will. I sure hope I find someone as nice as Tommy.
Dori: Oh, you'll meet him someday.
Arabella: Well, I hope it's before the prom. Are you in love with Tommy?
Dori: Well...
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Rock, Rock, Rock
Performed by Jimmy Cavallo and the House Rockers
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See it for the rock 'n' roll
27 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

The reason to see "Rock, Rock, Rock," like most 50s quickie rock 'n' roll pictures, is, of course, to see great stars like Chuck Berry, Lavern Baker, The Moonglows and The Flamingos. You also get a fair amount of dreck like Cirino and the Bowties and the insufferable Ivy Schulman. Plus, this picture obviously had a budget lower than the cost of a car. (You can tell that some shots look out of sync.) Then, there's Tuesday Weld with her songs dubbed (not too well) by Connie Francis! Still, the picture is fun and early rock 'n' roll DJ impressario Alan Freed looks like he's having a good time. Of course, it wouldn't last.


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