Don't Knock the Rock

1956

Fred F. Sears
Director
Columbia Pictures
Production Company

Singer Arnie Haines yearns to return home but when there determines to put on a show to prove that the kids are alright.

Swift follow up to Rock Around the Clock showcases nicely the next transition in Rock 'a' Roll with Little Richard the shape of things to come. Drippy plot but great music and groovy dancing.
Dig you later!



14th December 1956
Cinema








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Alan Dale
Arnie Haines
Patricia Hardy
Francine MacLaine
Alan Freed
Himself
Fay Baker
Arlene MacLaine
Jana Lund
Sunny Everett
Pierre Watkin
Mayor George Bagley
Bill Haley
Himself
Franny Beecher
Himself (lead guitarist, The Comets)
Rudy Pompilli
Himself (saxophonist, The Comets)
Al Rex
Himself (bass player, The Comets)
Billy Williamson
Himself (steel guitarist, The Comets)
Johnny Grande
Himself (pianist, The Comets)
Ralph Jones
Himself (drummer, The Comets)
Dave Appell
Himself
Claude Trenier
Himself (singer, The Treniers)
Cliff Trenier
Himself (lead singer, The Treniers)
Milt Trenier
Himself (singer, The Treniers)
Don Hill
Himself (saxophonist, The Treniers)
Gene Gilbeaux
Himself (pianist, The Treniers)
Little Richard
Himself
Gail Ganley
Molly Haines, sister
Tom Fadden
Dad Haines
George Cisar
Tom Everett
Jovada Ballard
Herself - Dance Contest Winner
Jimmy Ballard
Himself- Dance Contest Winner
Dick Elliott
Sheriff
Al Fisher
Elaine DuPont
Dennis Moore
Haley's Booking Agent
Ralph Sanford
Cop at Stage Door