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It's Trad, Dad!

Overview

The youthful residents of a small British town stand united in their struggle to be allowed to listen to rock & roll and jazz in this comical musical. The trouble really begins when the village mayor tries to ban the jukebox in the local coffee house. Determined to prove that modern music has nothing to do with the Devil, two youths team up and try to organize a rock and jazz festival. They are successful and as a result many popular performers appear. These include Chubby Checker, Del Shannon, Chris Barber's...
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Overview

The youthful residents of a small British town stand united in their struggle to be allowed to listen to rock & roll and jazz in this comical musical. The trouble really begins when the village mayor tries to ban the jukebox in the local coffee house. Determined to prove that modern music has nothing to do with the Devil, two youths team up and try to organize a rock and jazz festival. They are successful and as a result many popular performers appear. These include Chubby Checker, Del Shannon, Chris Barber's Jazz Band, and Gary "U.S." Bonds.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/6/2012
  • UPC: 043396398559
  • Original Release: 1961
  • Rating:

  • Source: Sony Pictures Home
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 1:17:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 41,644

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Helen Shapiro Heroine
Craig Douglas Hero
Timothy Bateson Coffeeshop Owner
Felix Felton Mayor
Frank Thornton TV Director
Arthur Mullard Police Chief
Derek Nimmo Head Waiter
Mario Fabrizi Spaghetti Eater
Deryck Guyler Voice Only
John Leyton
Gary "U.S." Bonds
Gene McDaniels
David Jacobs
Peter Murray
Alan Freeman
Chubby Checker
Del Shannon
Arnold Diamond TV Panelist
Bruce Lacey Gardner
Hugh Lloyd Usher
Ronnie Stevens TV Director
Gene Vincent
Sounds Incorporated
Acker Bilk Himself
Technical Credits
Richard Lester Director, Producer
Maurice Carter Art Director
Maude Churchill Songwriter, Costumes/Costume Designer
Gamp Ferris Costumes/Costume Designer
Bill Lenny Editor
Al Marcus Production Designer
Norrie Paramor Musical Direction/Supervision
Max Rosenberg Producer
Milton Subotsky Producer, Screenwriter
Gilbert Taylor Cinematographer
Ken Thorne Score Composer
Freddie Williamson Makeup
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Ring-A-Ding Rhythm
1. Chapter 1 [10:44]
2. Chapter 2 [9:51]
3. Chapter 3 [9:44]
4. Chapter 4 [10:31]
5. Chapter 5 [8:51]
6. Chapter 6 [11:02]
7. Chapter 7 [9:15]
8. Chapter 8 [7:32]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Ring-A-Ding Rhythm
   Chapters
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