Director: Will Price
Writer(s): Milton Subotsky, Phyllis Coe
Starring: Alan Freed and his Rock ‘n Roll Band (Alan Freed, Freddie Mitchell), Fran Manfred, Tuesday Weld, Connie Francis, Teddy Randazzo, Jacqueline Kerr, Ivy Schulman, The Moonglows (Prentiss Barnes, Harvey Fuqua, Alexander Graves, Billy Johnson, Bobby Lester), Chuck Berry, The Flamingos (Jake Carey, Zeke Carey, Johnny Carter, Nate Nelson), Jimmy Cavallo and the House Rockers (Jimmy Cavallo), The Johnny Burnette Trio (Johnny Burnette, Dorsey Burnette, Paul Burlison), LaVern Baker, Cirino and the Bowties (Cirino Colacrai, John Granada, Jimmy Piro, Vince Sepaldo), Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers (Frankie Lymon, Jimmy Merchant, Joe Negroni, Sherman Garnes, Herman Santiago), The Coney Island Kids, Jack Collins, Carol Moss, Eleanor Swayne, Lester Mack, Bert Conway, David Winters, Frank Virtue and the Virtues, Valerie Harper, Michael Peterson, Tommy Romano, Garrison True
Synopsis: 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.
Release Date: December 7, 1956 (USA) | Length: 85 min | Genre: Drama, Music | Certificate: Approved
Note: One of the Flamingos is missing from the cast list. It could be Tommy Hunt or Paul Wilson but I’m not sure.