Films with a Beat AND
Hits From The Flicks DVD & CD
Together for just £30
Relive those nostalgic days of music, dance and fun in 50s and 60s Britain with a wonderful selection of eight musical films in a 3-DVD set!
Films with a Beat
Live It Up (1963)
Director: Lance Comfort. Stars: David Hemmings, Jenny Moss, Penny Lambirth, Steve Marriott, John Mitchell, Dave Clark. Dave and his mates dream of becoming as big as The Beatles. Features: Kenny Ball & his Jazzmen, Gene Vincent and Patsy Ann Noble.
Every Day’s a Holiday (1965)
Director: James Hill. Stars: John Leyton, Mike Sarne, Ron Moody, Grazina Frame and Freddie & the Dreamers. A group of teenagers take up jobs working in a seaside resort for the summer and find friendship, love and music together in a pop musical.
The Primitives (1962)
Director: Alfred Travers. Stars: Jan Holden, Bill Edwards, John Junkin and George Mikell. A gang of jewel thieves pose as nightclub entertainers.
Be My Guest (1965)
Director: Lance Comfort. Stars: David Hemmings, Steve Marriott, Jerry Lee Lewis, John Pike, Andrea Monet, Diana King and Avril Angers. A London family in Brighton start a musical talent show.
Dateline Diamonds (1966)
Director: Jeremy Summers. Stars: William Lucas, Kenneth Cope, George Mikell, Conrad Phillips, Patsy Rowlands, Kenny Everett and Vanda Godsell. Lester Benson manages the Small Faces, but he is also hiding a secret.
The Golden Disc (1958)
Director: Don Sharp. Stars: Lee Patterson, Mary Steele, Terry Dene, Linda Gray and David Jacobs. A young couple open a coffee bar where they are joined by singer Terry Dene. Features: Phil Seamen Jazz Group; Sonny Stewart & his Skiffle Kings and the Terry Kennedy Group.
Band of Thieves (1962)
Director: Peter Bezencenet. Stars: Acker Bilk, Colin Smith, Jonathan Mortimer, Jennifer Jayne and Totti Truman Taylor. Jazz musician Acker Bilk plays himself in this cinematic jam session of music, melodrama and comedy.
Tell Me Another
Exclusive Interviews with Acker Bilk filmed in 1976. Extracts of personal anecdotes by Acker Bilk as told to Dick Hills on the show Tell Me Another.
Hits from the Flicks
This EXCLUSIVE Renown 3-CD set is filled with magical musical moments, featuring artists such as: Frankie Vaughan, Billy Fury, John Barry, Petula Clark, Anthony Newley, Marty Wilde, Tommy Steele, Cliff Richard, The Shadows, The Drifters, Helen Shapiro, Craig Douglas, Adam Faith, Gene Vincent, Lonnie Donegan, Bobby Vee and Chubby Checker.
The CD also includes bonus novelty tracks from Sid James and Liz Frazer; Double Bunk and The Ooter Song; the theme from the Edgar Wallace Mysteries and Peter Sellers with Sophia Loren on the cheeky Goodness Gracious Me!
The nostalgic tracks feature music from these films:
Kill Me Tomorrow (1957) These Dangerous Years (1957) The Tommy Steele Story (1957) 6.5 Special (1958) Rock You Sinners (1958) The Golden Disc (1958) The Duke Wore Jeans (1958) The Heart Of A Man (1959) Idol On Parade (1959) Serious Charge (1959) Jet Storm (1959) Expresso Bongo (1959) Beat Girl (1960) Victim (1961) The Young Ones (1961) Play It Cool (1962) Two And Two Make Six (1962) Some People (1962) Murder Can Be Deadly (1962) Mix Me A Person (1962) It’s Trad Dad! (1962)