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Shake, Rattle & Rock! (1956)

A group of concerned adults try to ban rock and roll music in their town because they think that the music promotes juvenile delinquency. It's now up to a disc jockey and a hipster to ... See full summary »

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Edward L. Cahn

Writers:

Lou Rusoff (screenplay), Lou Rusoff (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Connors ... Garry Nelson (as Touch Connors)
Lisa Gaye ... June Fitzdingle
Sterling Holloway ... Albert 'Axe' McAllister
Fats Domino ... Fats Domino
Choker Campbell Choker Campbell ... Choker Campbell
Tommy Charles Tommy Charles ... Tommy Charles
Annitta Ray Annitta Ray ... Annita Ray
Rosie Rosie ... Rosie (as Rosie & Carlos)
Carlos Davila Carlos Davila ... Carlos (as Rosie & Carlos)
Raymond Hatton ... Horace Fitzdingle
Douglass Dumbrille ... Eustace Fentwick III (as Douglas Dumbrille)
Paul Dubov ... Bugsy Smith
Clarence Kolb ... Judge McCombs
Margaret Dumont ... Georgianna Fitzdingle
Frank Jenks ... Frank
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Storyline

A group of concerned adults try to ban rock and roll music in their town because they think that the music promotes juvenile delinquency. It's now up to a disc jockey and a hipster to defend the music in a televised trial. The movie also features several rock and roll performances, most notably from Fats Domino. Written by <jgp3553@excite.com>

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psychotronic film | teenager | See All (2) »

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Rock 'n' Roll vs. the Squares

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Comedy | Drama | Musical

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vive le rock See more »

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Budget:

$79,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Distributed in France before 1960 and only in the provinces. See more »

Goofs

The opening credits spell Fats Domino's name as "Antione", rather than "Antoine". See more »

Connections

Featured in It Came from Hollywood (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Rockin' on Saturday Night
Written by George Matola and Johnny Lehmann
Performed by Annitta Ray
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interesting and fun 50s flick
4 June 2010 | by johnc2141See all my reviews

Although not a blockbuster,shake rattle and rock is an interesting and fun 1950's movie about the older generation trying to stop rock and roll dancing teens.a short movie and made by the great American international pictures,which is why i wanted to check it out.touch(mike)Conner's who made numerous aip pictures like voodoo woman,swamp women and later on TVs mannix plays a TV disc jockey announcer,the plot is very simple a group of older people led by margerat Dumont try to stop the rock and roll lifestyle,claiming it leads to juvenile crime.yeah we all heard that before.then there's the beautiful and cute Lisa Gaye as the love interest of the TV DJ.who happens to be Dumont's daughter.then there's some great performances by the legendary fats domino,playing himself.aip was wise to cash in on the rock and roll trend of the 1950s,this proved big money at the drive in box office and led to many more.and this was one of the first aip movies,it is a fun movie and its well worth watching.kudos to Samuel z arkoff,James Nicholson,Lou rusoff,and American international pictures for this little gem.8 out of 10


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