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Play It Cool (1962)

Stars Billy Fury (Britain's answer to Elvis Presley) and features cameos from some other stars from the sixties, with Bobby Vee, Helen Shapiro and Shane Fenton (better known as Alvin ... See full summary »

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Billy Universe
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Alvin
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Sir Charles Bryant
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Nervous Man
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Ann Bryant
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Ring-a-Ding
Ray Brooks ...
Freddy
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Joey
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Larry Granger
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Skinner
Max Bacon ...
Lotus Proprietor
Monte Landis ...
Horace - the Beatnik Man
Felicity Young ...
Yvonne Pemberton
Helen Shapiro ...
Herself
Bernie Winters ...
Sydney Norman
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Stars Billy Fury (Britain's answer to Elvis Presley) and features cameos from some other stars from the sixties, with Bobby Vee, Helen Shapiro and Shane Fenton (better known as Alvin Stardust). On a plane is Billy and his band on their way to take part in a song contest, also on board is Ann Bryant, who's been abroad by her wealthy father, to stop her infatuation with popstar Larry Granger. The plane is forced to return to the airport and Billy and his band persuade Ann to join them and together they search London's nightclubs for Larry.

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Twist Vs. Swing! See more »

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29 May 1963 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The statue of the troglodyte guitarist which appears in the nightclub also appears in the maze of Laurence Olivier's House in Sleuth (1972) See more »

Connections

Featured in Trailer Cinema (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Cry My Heart Out
Music by Norrie Paramor
Lyrics by Norman Newell
Sung by Helen Shapiro
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great British rocker
22 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

one of if not the best music movie's to come out of 60s Britain, staring billy fury who's amazing good looks made the film even more worth watching, billy's acting is on top form and his voice is better then ever.in fact i give it 10 out of 10, a must watch film for any fan of 60s music.the story is non stop action and songs that keep the viewer glued to the screen, nice cameo roles from bobby Vee and helen shapiro. and also shane fenton who later became alvin stardust, well worth viewing is billy's other movie I've gotta horse which was made in 1965 and also that'll be the day where billy has a cameo role as stormy tempest a singer at a holiday camp.all in all i think the music industry would have been a lot worse off without the talents of billy fury


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