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Director  John Gilling
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Music director  Bill Shepherd
Country  United Kingdom
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy
Running time  1h 28m
Screenplay  John Antrobus
Language  English
Idol on Parade movie poster
Release date  1959
Writer  John Antrobus, William Camp (novel)
Initial release  March 24, 1959 (United Kingdom)
Cast  Anthony Newley (Jeep Jackson), William Bendix, Lionel Jeffries, Sid James, David Lodge, Harry Fowler
Similar movies  Terminator Salvation, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, Starship Troopers, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Saving Private Ryan, Akira

Idol on parade 1959 movie trailer


Idol on Parade also known as Idle on Parade is a 1959 youth-oriented British comedy film directed by John Gilling and starring Anthony Newley, Sid James and Lionel Jeffries. It was John Antrobus' first screenplay. The film was based on the 1958 novel Idle on Parade by William Camp that was inspired by Elvis Presley's conscription into the US Army.

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The film was produced by Warwick Films and featured Newley singing five songs in a Cockney accent for the film.

One of the songs "I've Waited for So Long" became a pop hit.

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Cast

  • William Bendix as Sergeant Major Lush
  • Anthony Newley as Jeep Jackson
  • Anne Aubrey as Caroline
  • Lionel Jeffries as Bertie
  • Sid James as Herbie
  • David Lodge as Shorty
  • Dilys Laye as Renee
  • William Kendall as Commanding Officer
  • Bernie Winters as Joseph Jackson
  • Harry Fowler as Ron
  • Norman Atkyns as Stage manager
  • Percy Herbert as Sergeant Hebrides
  • References

    Idol on Parade Wikipedia
    Idol on Parade IMDb Idol on Parade themoviedb.org


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