Best Music Movies of 1964

1.

My Fair Lady

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Gladys Cooper, Jeremy Brett, Theodore Bikel, Mona Washbourne, Isobel Elsom, John Holland ..
Directed by: George Cukor
Release date: 1964-10-21
2.

A Hard Day's Night

5.5
7.5/10 IMDB

Capturing John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in their electrifying element, 'A Hard Day's Night' is a wildly irreverent journey through this pastiche of a day in the life of The Beatles during 1964. The band have to use all their guile and wit to avoid the pursuing fans and press to reach their scheduled television performance, in spite of Paul's troublemaking grandfather and Ringo's arrest.

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Wilfrid Brambell, Norman Rossington, John Junkin, Victor Spinetti, Anna Quayle, Deryck Guyler ..
Directed by: Richard Lester
Release date: 1964-07-07
3.

The T.A.M.I. Show

3.5
8.3/10 IMDB

Hailed by one music reviewer as "the grooviest, wildest, slickest hit ever to pound the screen," "The T.A.M.I. Show" is an unrelenting rock spectacular starring some of the greatest pop performers of the 60s. These top recording idols - representing the musical moods of London, Liverpool, Hollywood and Detroit - packed the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium with 2,600 screaming fans and virtually brought down the house. This is the cinematic record of that electrifying event.

Starring: The Barbarians, Chuck Berry, The Blossoms, James Brown, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Lesley Gore, Jan Berry, Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, Toni Baker ..
Directed by: Steve Binder
Release date: 1964-12-29
4.

Roustabout

3.4
5.9/10 IMDB

Elvis plays a bad-boy singer roaming the highways on his Japanese motorcycle; laid up after an accident, he joins a carnival owned by the feisty Barbara Stanwyck.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Barbara Stanwyck, Joan Freeman, Leif Erickson, Sue Ane Langdon, Pat Buttram, Joan Staley, Dabbs Greer, Steve Brodie, Norman Grabowski ..
Directed by: John Rich
Release date: 1964-11-11
5.

Robin and the 7 Hoods

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

In prohibition-era Chicago, the corrupt sheriff and Guy Gisborne, a south-side racketeer, knock off the boss Big Jim. Everyone falls in line behind Guy except Robbo, who controls the north side. Although he's out-gunned, Robbo wants to keep his own territory. A pool-playing dude from Indiana and the director of a boys' orphanage join forces with Robbo; and, when he gives some money to the orphanage, he becomes the toast of the town as a hood like Robin Hood. Meanwhile, Guy schemes to get rid of Robbo, and Big Jim's heretofore unknown daughter Marian appears and goes from man to man trying to find an ally in her quest to run the whole show. Can Robbo hold things together?

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Bing Crosby, Peter Falk, Barbara Rush, Victor Buono, Hank Henry, Robert Foulk, Allen Jenkins ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1964-06-24
6.

Viva Las Vegas

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix - once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough but mislays it when the pretty swimming pool manageress takes his mind off things. It seems he will lose both race and girl, problems made more difficult by rivalry from Elmo Mancini, fellow racer and womaniser.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, William Demarest, Nicky Blair, Cesare Danova, Teri Garr, Alean 'Bambi' Hamilton, Regina Carrol, Teri Garr, Ingeborg Kjeldsen ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1964-02-08
7.

The Unsinkable Molly Brown

3.3
6.6/10 IMDB

The buoyant Molly Brown has survived the first crisis of her life—a flood. Sixteen years later she sets out to make her way in the world. She assures the Leadville saloon keeper that she can sing and play the piano, and learns quickly. Soon she marries Johnny Brown, who in a few years will be able to replace the original cigar wrapper wedding ring with a replica in gold and gemstones. The Browns head for Europe and bring a few crowned heads back to Denver for a party that turns into a ballroom brawl. Molly goes to Europe alone, returning on the Titanic. She didn't survive a flood as a baby for the story to end here.

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Harve Presnell, Ed Begley, Jack Kruschen, Hermione Baddeley, Fred Essler, Harvey Lembeck, Lauren Gilbert, Kathryn Card, Hayden Rorke ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1964-06-11
Best Music Movies of 1964 : The Fantasticks
8.

The Fantasticks

3.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Neighboring widowers plot to romantically unite their son and daughter by pretending to feud and forbidding the two children to associate with each other. Their scheme works and the two youngsters fall head-over-heels in love. To end their "feud" the fathers hire a bandit and his henchmen to fake an abduction and allow the son to rout the assailants. The plan works, but the two love birds discover that requited love is much less exciting than forbidden romance and they break off their relationship. Matt, the son, resolves to see the world and receives a severe buffeting, while Luisa, the daughter, has an unhappy romance with the bandit, who steals her most precious possession, her mother's necklace. Matt returns, sadder but wiser, and the two former lovers reunite.

Starring: Ricardo Montalban, Stanley Holloway, Bert Lahr, Susan Watson, John Davidson, Lee Vines ..
Directed by: George Schaefer
Release date: 1964-10-17
Best Music Movies of 1964 : Shock Treatment
9.

Shock Treatment

3.1
6.6/10 IMDB

A private investigator endures the rigors of an insane asylum in order to locate $1 million in stolen loot.

Starring: Stuart Whitman, Roddy McDowall, Carol Lynley, Lauren Bacall, Timothy Carey, Olive Deering, Ossie Davis, Donald Buka, Paulene Myers, Evadne Baker ..
Directed by: Denis Sanders
Release date: 1964-07-22
Best Music Movies of 1964 : What's Happening! The Beatles in the USA
10.

What's Happening! The Beatles in the USA

3.1
7.2/10 IMDB

New York, USA, February 1964. Five grueling days in the life of George, John, Paul and Ringo, the Fab Four, The Beatles: the hysterical fan reception at JFK airport; several press conferences; in their rooms at the Plaza Hotel; in the backstage at the Ed Sullivan Show; hanging out with the legendary DJ Murray the K; and the frantic return home.

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Brian Epstein, Murray the K, Ed Sullivan, Cynthia Lennon, Mal Evans ..
Directed by: Albert Maysles, David Maysles
Release date: 1964-10-16
Best Music Movies of 1964 : Bikini Beach
11.

Bikini Beach

3.0
5.4/10 IMDB

A millionaire sets out to prove his theory that his pet chimpanzee is as intelligent as the teenagers who hang out on the local beach, where he is intending to build a retirement home.

Starring: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Timothy Carey, Martha Hyer, Don Rickles, Harvey Lembeck, Stevie Wonder, Delores Wells, John Ashley, Jody McCrea ..
Directed by: William Asher
Release date: 1964-07-22
Best Music Movies of 1964 : Muscle Beach Party
12.

Muscle Beach Party

2.8
5.1/10 IMDB

Local beach-goers find that their beach has been taken over by a businessman training a stable of body builders.

Starring: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Don Rickles, Stevie Wonder, Luciana Paluzzi, John Ashley, Peter Lupus, Morey Amsterdam, Peter Turgeon, Jody McCrea ..
Directed by: William Asher
Release date: 1964-03-25
Best Music Movies of 1964 : Saturday Night Out
13.

Saturday Night Out

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

Five seamen and a passenger are intent on making the most of the 14 hours they will spend in London.

Starring: Heather Sears, John Bonney, Bernard Lee, Erika Remberg, Francesca Annis, Vera Day, Nigel Green, Shirley Cameron, Freddie Mills, Patricia Hayes ..
Directed by: Robert Hartford-Davis
Release date: 1964-04-01
14.

Pajama Party

2.8
4.9/10 IMDB

A Martian teenager sent to prepare for an invasion falls in love with an Earth girl.

Starring: Tommy Kirk, Annette Funicello, Elsa Lanchester, Harvey Lembeck, Jesse White, Jody McCrea, Buster Keaton, Bobbie Shaw Chance, Teri Garr, Frankie Avalon ..
Directed by: Don Weis
Release date: 1964-11-11
15.

Kissin' Cousins

2.8
5.2/10 IMDB

An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains and tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a look-alike cousin.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Arthur O'Connell, Glenda Farrell, Jack Albertson, Pamela Austin, Cynthia Pepper, Yvonne Craig, Teri Garr, Donald Woods, Tommy Farrell ..
Directed by: Gene Nelson
Release date: 1964-03-06
Best Music Movies of 1964 : The Pleasure Seekers
16.

The Pleasure Seekers

2.7
5.6/10 IMDB

A trio of gorgeous American tourists hope to find love while vacationing in Spain. Secretary Maggie Williams falls hard for a married newsman named Paul Barton while fighting off the advances of one of his employees. Singer Fran Hobson sets her sights on a handsome European doctor. And coed Susie Higgins receives an unexpected proposal from smooth-talking womanizer Emilio Lacaya.

Starring: Ann-Margret, Anthony Franciosa, Carol Lynley, Gardner McKay, Pamela Tiffin, Gene Tierney, Vito Scotti, André Lawrence, Isobel Elsom, Maurice Marsac ..
Directed by: Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1964-12-25
17.

Your Cheatin' Heart

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

The story of the country and western singer Hank Williams.

Starring: George Hamilton, Susan Oliver, Red Buttons, Arthur O'Connell, Shary Marshall, Chris Crosby, Rex Holman, Hortense Petra, Roy Engel, Donald Losby ..
Directed by: Gene Nelson
Release date: 1964-11-04
18.

Just for You

2.5
5.6/10 IMDB

Sam Costa is a man about town, dispensing wisdom and witty quips from the bed of his Space Age bachelor bad whilst watching a stream of musical performances on his picture wall

Starring: Peter and Gordon, Sam Costa, Millie Small, Mark Wynter, Freddy Cannon ..
Directed by: Douglas Hickox, Vincent Scarza
Release date: 1964-06-01
Best Music Movies of 1964 : New York Eye and Ear Control
19.

New York Eye and Ear Control

2.5
6.0/10 IMDB

A cutout of a woman's silhouette is displayed in many locations while a free jazz soundtrack is heard. The jazz musicians will pose later for the camera in a studio.

Starring: Don Cherry, Albert Ayler, Gary Peacock, Sonny Murray, Roswell Rudd, John Tchicai ..
Directed by: Michael Snow
Release date: 1964-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1964 : Wonderful Life
20.

Wonderful Life

2.4
5.3/10 IMDB

Cliff Richard and The Shadows are hired to star in a movie shot amid the lush tropical scenery of the Canary Islands. A sunny seaside spectacular, filled with romance, excitement and high spirits - not to mention a dozen musical numbers.

Starring: Cliff Richard, Walter Slezak, Susan Hampshire, Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch, Brian Bennett, John Rostill, Melvyn Hayes, Richard O'Sullivan, Una Stubbs ..
Directed by: Sidney J. Furie
Release date: 1964-06-03
Best Music Movies of 1964 : Casals Conducts: 1964
21.

Casals Conducts: 1964

2.2
5.2/10 IMDB

While at his workshop in Puerto Rico, Pablo Casals prepares to conduct a Bach suite for a concert performance. Oscar Winner for the category "Best Short Subject, Live Action Subjects"

Starring: Pablo Casals ..
Directed by: Larry Sturhahn
Release date: 1964-01-01
22.

The Horror of Party Beach

2.1
3.3/10 IMDB

Radioactive waste dumped off the coastline creates mutant monsters. The beasts attack slumber parties, beaches, tourists, and terrorize a waterfront community as a scientist, his daughter, her boyfriend and the local police try to find a way to stop them.

Starring: John Scott, Alice Lyon, Allan Laurel, Eulabelle Moore, Marilyn Clarke, Agustin Mayor, Damon Kebroyd, Munroe Wade ..
Directed by: Del Tenney
Release date: 1964-06-01
Best Music Movies of 1964 : It's Little Richard
23.

It's Little Richard

2.0
9.1/10 IMDB

Little Richard, The Shirelles and Sounds Incorporated perform on UK television in 1964. Songs include: "Rip It Up," "Lucille," "Long Tall Sally," "Everybody Loves A Lover" and "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" (The Shirelles), "I've Got the Joy Joy Joy Joy," "Send Me Some Lovin'," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Hound Dog," "Good Golly Miss Molly," "Tutti Frutti," and "Jenny Jenny."

Starring: Little Richard, Doris Kenner-Jackson, Beverly Lee, Micki Harris, Shirley Alston Reeves ..
Directed by: Philip Casson
Release date: 1964-01-08
24.

Judy and Liza at the Palladium

1.9
8.6/10 IMDB

This classic show was one of Judy's last appearances at the historic Palladium Theatre in London. This unforgettable night also marked a young Liza Minelli's first public stage performance with her legendary mother. Witness Garland's exquisite talent as she performs the most-loved songs of her career while a budding Liza Minnelli more than holds her own offering a glimpse of the performative talent that would eventually launch a stunning career of her own.

Starring: Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli ..
Directed by: Colin Clews
Release date: 1964-12-01
25.

Lambert & Co.

1.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Jazz vocalist Dave Lambert auditions a new group of singers at RCA Studios in 1964.

Starring: Dave Lambert, Mary Vonnie, Sarah Boatner, Leslie Dorsey, David Lucas ..
Directed by: D. A. Pennebaker, Richard Leacock
Release date: 1964-01-01
26.

Once Upon a Mattress

1.9
8.3/10 IMDB

Once Upon a Mattress is a musical comedy with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer. The musical story of THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, this television adaption of the 1959 Broadway hit was videotaped in black and white in front of a live audience and featured Burnett, Bova, Gilford, and White from the original Broadway cast, as well as new principals Bill Hayes as the Minstrel, Shani Wallis as Lady Larken and Elliott Gould (in his first appearance on any screen) as the Jester. Due to the reduced running time of 90 minutes, several songs and scenes were either cut or shortened. The conflict concerning Sir Harry and Lady Larkin was downplayed so that they were married in secret.

Starring: Carol Burnett, Jane White, Jack Gilford, Joseph Bova, Elliott Gould, Shani Wallis, Bill Hayes, Jack Fletcher, Kellie Brytt, Donna Monroe ..
Directed by: Joe Layton, Dave Geisel
Release date: 1964-06-03
27.

Around the Beatles

1.8
8.1/10 IMDB

The show opens on an image of the Globe Theatre, with Ringo Starr unfurling a flag with the legend "Around The Beatles". The studio setting is arranged as a theater in the round, (hence the show's name) echoing the seating arrangement of the Globe. The opening act is a humorous rendition of the "play within a play", Pyramus and Thisbe (Act V, Scene I) from William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, with Paul McCartney as Pyramus, John Lennon as his lover Thisbe, George Harrison as Moonshine, and Starr as Lion.

Starring: Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Millie Small ..
Release date: 1964-05-06
28.

Kiss Me Kate

1.8
8.0/10 IMDB

Abridged version of the classic Cole Porter musical.

Starring: Howard Keel, Patricia Morison, Millicent Martin, Eric Barker, Reginald Beckwith, Tony Adams, Irving Davies, Fred Evans, Danny Green, Janet Hall ..
Directed by: David Askey
Release date: 1964-04-20
Best Music Movies of 1964 : Eurovision Song Contest 1964
29.

Eurovision Song Contest 1964

1.7
7.5/10 IMDB

The Eurovision Song Contest 1964 was the 9th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest. It took place in Copenhagen, Denmark. Organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and host broadcaster Danmarks Radio (DR), the contest was held at Tivolis Koncertsal on Saturday 21 March 1964, and was hosted by Danish TV speaker Lotte Wæver.

Starring: Lotte Væver ..
Directed by: Poul Leth Sørensen
Release date: 1964-03-21
Best Music Movies of 1964 : The Legend of Jimmy Blue Eyes
30.

The Legend of Jimmy Blue Eyes

1.7
7.6/10 IMDB

The Legend of Jimmy Blue Eyes is a 1964 short film directed by Robert Clouse. In Storyville, New Orleans, jazz trumpeter Jimmy Blue Eyes is occupied by a series of high-stakes games. The film was nominated for an Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film.

Starring: Donald Elson, Garland Thompson ..
Directed by: Robert Clouse
Release date: 1964-01-01
31.

If Only They Ain't Had Them Bands

1.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Two bands practice and then rehearse at a celebration of the life and work of Frantisek Kmoch. At the same time the film shows motorbikers training for and then competing on a race.

Starring: Jan Vostr?il, František Zeman, Vladimír Pucholt, Václav Blumentál ..
Directed by: Miloš Forman
Release date: 1964-02-28
Best Music Movies of 1964 : Suhagan
32.

Suhagan

1.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Sharda, a college student and the daughter of a wealthy educationist, marries Vijay, a college professor, against her father's wishes. Things take a turn when Vijay meets with an accident.

Starring: Guru Dutt, Mala Sinha, Om Prakash, Indrani Mukherjee, Lata Sinha, Feroz Khan, David Abraham Cheulkar, Leela Chitnis, Nasir Hussain, Deven Verma ..
Directed by: K.S. Gopalakrishnan
Release date: 1964-02-26
33.

Looking for Love

1.3
5.7/10 IMDB

An aspiring young singer unexpectedly gets her big break by inventing a specialized clothes rack.

Starring: Connie Francis, Jim Hutton, Susan Oliver, Barbara Nichols, Joby Baker, Charles Lane, Jay C. Flippen, Jesse White, Madge Blake, George Hamilton ..
Directed by: Don Weis
Release date: 1964-08-05
Best Music Movies of 1964 : Sinderella and the Golden Bra
34.

Sinderella and the Golden Bra

1.3
4.1/10 IMDB

Prince David is having trouble finding a bride amongst the maidens of the village, so his father decides to hold a masked ball. Sinderella, an adopted French orphan, puts up with abuse from her stepmother and two stepsisters, and is not allowed to go to the ball. She is despondent until her inebriated fairy godfather appears and fixes her up real pretty and sends her on to the ball, with the admontion that she must return by midnight. Sinderella and the Prince get along famously, but the time flies and she leaves in a hurry, dropping her gilded support in her haste. The Prince mounts a desperate search for his loved one, requiring all the maidens of the village to try on the forgotten garment.

Starring: Suzanne Sybele, Bill Gaskin, David Duffield, Sydney Lassick, Patricia Mayfield, Joan Lemmo, June Faith, Gerald Strickland, John Bradley, Althea Currier ..
Directed by: Loel Minardi
Release date: 1964-12-16
35.

Get Yourself a College Girl

1.2
4.9/10 IMDB

A young music student faces expulsion after her instructors learn she is moonlighting as a pop-music writer.

Starring: Mary Ann Mobley, Joan O'Brien, Nancy Sinatra, Chris Noel, Chad Everett, Willard Waterman, Fabrizio Mioni, James Millhollin, Paul Todd, Donnie Brooks ..
Directed by: Sidney Miller
Release date: 1964-12-18
Best Music Movies of 1964 : The Hoffnung Music Academy
36.

The Hoffnung Music Academy

1.2
5.0/10 IMDB

An animated short based on the cartoons of Gerard Hoffnung.

Directed by: John Halas
Release date: 1964-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1964 : Mr. Tambourine Man (Live at the Newport Folk Festival — 1964)
37.

Mr. Tambourine Man (Live at the Newport Folk Festival — 1964)

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Bob Dylan plays his seminal acoustic track, Mr Tambourine Man at the Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island in 1964.

Starring: Bob Dylan ..
Release date: 1964-07-24
Best Music Movies of 1964 : Tennessee Jamboree
38.

Tennessee Jamboree

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring Jim Reeves, Webb Pierce, and Marty Robbins along with appearances by Ray Price, June Carter, and Ernest Tubb (and many more!), this film takes you back to the country music of 1960's Nashville. Don't miss these country legends perform classic country and western tunes.

Starring: Jim Reeves, Webb Pierce, Marty Robbins, Ray Price, June Carter Cash, Ernest Tubb, Minnie Pearl, Carl Smith, Little Jimmy Dickens, Chet Atkins ..
Directed by: Albert C. Gannaway
Release date: 1964-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1964 : The Beatles Sing for Shell
39.

The Beatles Sing for Shell

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Cameras from the Australian Channel 9 recorded the sixth and final show of the Melbourne leg of The Beatles' world tour on 17 June 1964. It was screened on 1 July 1964 as an hour-long special, The Beatles Sing For Shell, named after the oil company which sponsored the broadcast. Nine of The Beatles' Melbourne performances were included in the show (the others edited out and discarded at the insistence of Beatles manager Brian Epstein): I Saw Her Standing There, You Can't Do That, All My Loving, She Loves You, Till There Was You, Roll Over Beethoven, Can't Buy Me Love, Twist And Shout and Long Tall Sally. The complete unedited concert (from an alternate audio feed) was also aired on Australian radio.

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Jimmy Nicol ..
Release date: 1964-07-01
Best Music Movies of 1964 : Daphne
40.

Daphne

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Daphne, Op. 82, is an opera in one act by Richard Strauss, subtitled "Bucolic Tragedy in One Act". The German libretto was by Joseph Gregor. The opera is based loosely on the mythological figure Daphne from Ovid's Metamorphoses and includes elements taken from The Bacchae by Euripides.

Starring: Stefania Woytowicz, Fritz Wunderlich, James King, Gottlob Frick, Hertha Töpper ..
Directed by: Rudolf Hartmann
Release date: 1964-12-16
41.

Ella

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Brown, Oscar Peterson, Roy Eldridge, Ed Thigpen ..
Directed by: Philip Casson
Release date: 1964-04-22
Best Music Movies of 1964 : The Beatles in Australia
42.

The Beatles in Australia

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Documentary following the 1964 groundbreaking Beatles tour of Australia.

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison, Brian Henderson ..
Directed by: Warwick Freeman
Release date: 1964-06-01
Best Music Movies of 1964 : Benjamin Britten's War Requiem
43.

Benjamin Britten's War Requiem

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

First transmitted in 1964, Benjamin Britten's War Requiem is performed at the Royal Albert Hall. The Melos Ensemble is conducted by Benjamin Britten, and the performers include Heather Harper (soprano), Peter Pears (tenor), Thomas Hemsley (baritone) and Simon Preston (organ and chamber organ). Also featured are the BBC Chorus and Choral Society, Boys from Emanuel School, London Philharmonic Choir, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Starring: Benjamin Britten ..
Release date: 1964-08-04
44.

American Folk-Blues Festival: The Blues and Gospel Train

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A 16 minute short comprising 2 acts of a 1964 event where an innovative group of musicians performed on a real railroad track. The audience on one side of the tracks and the musicians on the station side.

Starring: Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Muddy Waters, Sonny Terry, Otis Spann, Brownie McGhee ..
Release date: 1964-08-19
45.

Mods and Rockers

0.0
5.0/10 IMDB

A short modern dance film which utilized the songs of John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison as performed by a band called the Cheynes (featuring Mick Fleetwood on drums). The short film was later folded into a full-length program alongside a pair of jukebox shorts, Swinging UK and UK Swings Again, retitled Go Go Big Beat for U.S. release. The original promotional synopsis for the film describes it as follows: "A symbolic ultra modern coffee bar sets the scene for a girl in gold lame jeans, bolero and bootees, to start moving to the pulsating rhythms beating out from a glittering juke box. As the music becomes progressively louder and more frantic, so the dancer increases the speed of her lithe movements to keep pace with the tempo. A boy starts to dance with this red-headed dynamo of a girl, but is repelled when she accepts the advances of a second boy. The two men vie for her attentions."

Starring: Mick Fleetwood, Peter Hollis, Roger Peacock, Phil Sawyer, Peter Bardens, Heinz Burt ..
Directed by: Kenneth Hume
Release date: 1964-01-01

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