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Play It Cool! (1962)

A young heiress on a whirlwind tour of London’s nightclubs with a rock & roll band learns the truth about the disreputable pop singer she is infatuated with.

This pre-Beatles pop musical provided British teens with a precious glimpse of that happenin’ new dance craze, The Twist.

In a Soho nightclub, packed with teenagers, circa 1962, bequiffed British rock & roller Billy Fury takes the stage and launches into a blistering performance of a terrific new number, Twist Kid.

“I’m doin’ the twist,  all o’ the day,” he growls, with a moody curl of the lip, “ready to go, so get out of my way!” The kids go wild and furious twisting ensues.

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Billy Universe
Billy Fury
Alvin
Michael Anderson Jr
Sir Charles Bryant
Dennis Price
Helen Shapiro
Herself
Bobby Vee
Himself
Ann Bryant
Anna Palk
Ring-a-Ding
Keith Hamshere
Freddy
Ray Brooks
Joey
Jeremy Bulloch
Larry Grainger
Maurice Kaufmann
Skinner
Peter Barkworth
Yvonne Pemberton
Felicity Young
Shane Fenton and the Fentones
Themselves
Jimmy Crawford
Himself
Lionel Blair
Himself
Briggs
Douglas Muir
Horace
Monte Landis
Robin
Jeremy Lloyd
Sydney Norman
Bernie Winters

Director
Michael Winner

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