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Rock Around the Clock

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Musical
Release Date:March 21, 1956
Running time:77 minutes
Cast:Bill Haley, Rudy Pompilli, Al Rex, Franny Beecher, Johnny Grande
Director:Fred F. Sears
Producer:Sam Katzman
Writer:James B. Gordon, Robert E. Kent
Distributor:Columbia Pictures

Description: A frustrated big-band promoter runs into rock-and-rollers Bill Haley and the Comets at a small-town dance. He quickly becomes their manager and, with the help of Alan Freed, hopes to bring the new sound to the entire country. But will a conniving booking agent, with a personal ax to grind with the manager, conspire to keep the band from making the big time?

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