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Director  Oscar Rudolph
Writer  Robert E. Kent
Prequel  Twist Around the Clock
Country  United States
5/10 IMDb

Genre  Musical
Producer  Sam Katzman
Duration  
Language  English
Dont Knock the Twist movie poster
Release date  13 April 1962
Cast  Chubby Checker, Gene Chandler, Vic Dana, Linda Scott, Mari Blanchard
Similar movies  The Amazing Spider-Man, The Boy Next Door, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Footloose, 21 Jump Street, The Fault in Our Stars

Don't Knock the Twist is a 1962 film starring Lang Jeffries, directed by Oscar Rudolph and produced by Sam Katzman for release by Columbia Pictures. It is a sequel to the 1961 film Twist Around the Clock, featuring musical artists including Chubby Checker.

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Plot summary

Many twist dancers' meet in preparation for the TV variety show called "The Twist." While the special is still in the production stages, jealousies lead to problems - and a whole lot of dancing.

Cast

  • Chubby Checker as Chubby Checker
  • Gene Chandler as The Duke of Earl
  • Vic Dana as Vic Dana
  • Linda Scott as Linda Scott
  • The Dovells as The Dovells
  • Len Barry as Len Barry (of The Dovells)
  • Mike Dennis as Mike Dennis (of The Dovells)
  • Arnie Satin as Arnie Satin (of The Dovells)
  • Jerry Summers as Jerry Summers (of The Dovells)
  • The Carroll Bros as The Carroll Bros.
  • Lang Jeffries as Ted Haver
  • Mari Blanchard as Dulcie Corbin
  • Georgine Darcy as Madge Albright
  • Stephen Preston as Billy Albright
  • Barbara Morrison as Mrs. Morrison
  • Songs performed in the movie

    1. "Don't Knock The Twist" - Chubby Checker
    2. "Duke Of Earl" - Gene Chandler
    3. "Slow Twistin'" - Chubby Checker & Dee Dee Sharp
    4. "Yessiree" - Linda Scott
    5. "Little Altar Boy" - Vic Dana
    6. "The Fly" - Chubby Checker
    7. "Do The New Continental" - The Dovells
    8. "Hey Bo Diddley" - The Carroll Brothers
    9. "Mashed Potato Time" - Dee Dee Sharp
    10. "Bristol Stomp" - The Dovells

    Soundtrack track listing

    1. "Twistin'" (Mann-Appell) 2:08
    2. "Bristol Stomp" (Mann-Appell) 2:18
    3. "La Paloma Twist" (Kal Mann) 2:32
    4. "Mashed Potato Time" (Sheldon-Land) 2:27
    5. "Bo Diddley" (Bo Diddley) 3:05 (misspelled "Diddely" on cover and label)
    6. "I Love To Twist" (Mann-Lowe) 2:40
    7. "Don't Knock The Twist" (Mann-Appell) 2:17
    8. "Salome Twist" (Karger-Kent) 1:38
    9. "The Fly" (Madara-White) 2:27
    10. "Smashed Potatoes" (Sheldon-Leon) 2:27
    11. "Slow Twistin'" (Jon Sheldon) 2:31

    References

    Don't Knock the Twist Wikipedia
    Dont Knock the Twist IMDb Dont Knock the Twist themoviedb.org


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