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Title Rock, rock, rock [videorecording] / producers, Max J. Rosenberg & Milton Subotsky ; director, Will Price. King Kelly of the U.S.A. / produced by George C. Bertholon and Trem Carr ; written by George C. Bertholon ... [et. al.] ; directed by Leonard Fields. Rock 'n' roll revue / director, Joseph Kohn ; producer, Ben Frye. Rhythm and blues revue / produced by Ben Frye ; written by Ben Frye and Leonard Reed ; directed by Joseph Kohn.

Imprint [Minneapolis] : Mill Creek Entertainment, c2008.

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 Moore Video  PN1995.9.M86 C53 2008 disc 7    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 1 DVD (297 min.) : sd., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Classic musicals ; disc 7
Classic musicals ; disc 7.
System Details DVD, double-sided.
Note Rock, rock, rock (86 min., color) produced in 1956.
Cast Rock, rock, rock: Alan Freed, Chuck Berry, Frankie Lymon, The Moonglows, Tuesday Weld, The Flamingos, Johnny Burnette, Connie Francis.
King Kelly of the U.S.A.: Guy Robertson, Edgar Kennedy, Irene Ware.
Rock 'n' roll revue: Duke Ellington, Nat "King" Cole Trio, Lionel Hampton, Dinah Washington, The Clovers, Big Joe Turner, Ruth Brown, Martha Davis, Mantan Moreland , Nipsey Russell.
Rhythm and blues revue: Nat King Cole, Lionel Hampton, Count Basie, Cab Calloway.
Credits Rock, rock, rock: screenplay, Milton Subotsky ; director of photography, Morris Hartzband; Rayhack ; editor, Blandine Hafela. King Kelly of the U.S.A.: photography, Robert Planck ; editor, Jack Ogilvie ; music and lyrics, Joe Sanders and Bernie Grossman. Rock 'n' roll revue: script, Leonard Reed, Ben Frye ; photography, Don Malkames ; editor, Arthur Rosenblum. Rhythm and blues revue: photography, Don Malkames ; editor, Arthur Rosenblum.
Summary Rock, Rock, Rock: A must-have for anyone who considers themselves a fan of early rock and roll music. The story centers on Dori who is trying to get enough money together for a prom dress after her father cuts off her charge account. DJ Alan Freed introduces the acts and music at the prom.
King Kelly of the U.S.A.: James "King" Kelly is a theatrical producer traveling to Europe to put on his latest show. While aboard ship, Kelly falls in love with Catherine, who is really Princess Tania of Belgardia traveling in disguise. Upon arriving in Belgardia, Kelly takes the guise of an efficiency expert and impresses the local government by saving the local mop industry from ruination by the on set of vacuum cleaners. Meanwhile, with Belgardia in debt to rival country Moronia, Princess Tania is forced to agree to marry Prince Alexis, the aging leader of Moronia. Kelly discovers his love's true identity and must come up with a plan to save the country and Princess Tania.
Rock 'n' roll revue: A revue of jazz, rhythm & blues, tap and comedy, filmed live in concert at Harlem's Apollo Theatre.
Rhythm and blues revue: Musical revue featuring performances by Sarah Vaughn, Freddie Robinson, Nat "King" Cole, Count Basie, Cab Calloway, Martha Davis, Ruth Brown, Lionel Hampton, Faye Adams, Bill Bailey, Herb Jeffries, Mantan Moreland, Joe "Big Daddy" Turner, Little Buck and Nipsey Russell. Willie Bryant is the master of ceremonies and sings "Bad, Bad Whiskey."
Subject Rock music -- To 1961 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Musical films.
Comedy films.
Concert films.
Subject Jazz -- 1951-1960.
Genre/Form Rhythm and blues music.
Added Author Freed, Alan.
Berry, Chuck.
Lymon, Frankie.
Weld, Tuesday, 1943-
Burnette, Johnny.
Francis, Connie.
Price, Will.
Moonglows (Musical group)
Flamingos (Musical group)
Mill Creek Entertainment.
Fields, Leonard.
Robertson, Guy.
Kennedy, Edgar, 1890-1948.
Ware, Irene, 1910-1993.
Kohn, Joseph.
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.
Cole, Nat King, 1919-1965.
Hampton, Lionel.
Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994.
Added Title King Kelly of the U.S.A.
Rock 'n' roll revue.
Rhythm and blues revue.