Six-Five Special (1958)

Mar 1, 1958 | General Film, Music

Director: Alfred Shaughnessy

Writer(s): Norman Hudis

Starring: Lonnie Donegan, Dickie Valentine, Jim Dale, Petula Clark, Russ Hamilton, Joan Regan, The King Brothers, Jackie Dennis, John Dankworth, Cleo Laine, Don Lang, The John Barry Seven, The Ken-Tones, Desmond Lane, Bernie Winters, Mike Winters, Victor Soverall, Jimmy Lloyd, Paddy Stone, Leigh Madison, Avril Leslie, Finlay Currie, Diane Todd, Josephine Douglas, Pete Murray, Freddie Mills, Wendie Adams, Judy Bloom, Mike Cox, Angela Douglas, Anne Flack, Grazina Frame, Ken Golder, Claire Gordon, Keith Kelly, Fred Kirk, Len Lowe, Derek Myers, Ken Richards

Synopsis: Spinning off from the legendary television pop show Six-Five Special, this star-studded, song-filled feature centres on an aspiring young singer taking her first step towards fame when she catches the ‘Six-Five Special’ to London. To her surprise, she finds the train packed with an array of ’50s showbiz talent – and, as the musical artistes rehearse en route, she gets a ringside seat to performances by Lonnie Donegan, Cleo Laine and Johnny Dankworth, Petula Clark, The John Barry Seven and many more!

Release Date: March 1958 (UK) | Length: 85 min | Genre: Music | MPAA Rating: NR

Note: IMDB gives American singer Jimmy Lloyd credit for this movie when it is actually the Trinidadian singer Jimmy Lloyd who appears in the film.