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Rock 'n' Roll Revue (aka: Harlem Rock 'n' Roll)
"Rhythm Packed and Star Studded "

-- Synopsis: This was the 3rd in the Rock and Roll films opening in the summer of 1955. Willie Bryant is your host and MC of this musical and comedy extravaganza at the vintage Apollo Theatre. Along with Bryant, other performers include Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, Larry Darnell, Dinah Washington, The Clovers, Leonard Reed, Big Joe Turner, Ruth Brown, Martha Davis, Little Buck, Mantan Moreland and Nipsey Russell. Rhythm & Blues, Jazz, Tap and comedy routines abound in this feature from the 1950's.

* Honi Coles and Cholly Atkins are the featured Tap dancers in this Video.

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More Film Information below
1955Studio Films ProductionJoseph Kohn
Runtime:Country Made:Language:Color:
75 minutes USA English Black and White
Genre:Featured Dancer Featured DanceDance Rating
Coles and AtkinsTap Dance Very Good

Known DancersChoreographersActors / Actresses
Coles and Atkins (musical director)Little Buck
Leonard Reed Mantan Moreland 
Willie Bryant Nipsey Russell
  Willie Bryant (as the MC)

Dances performed in this film    Special Dance Interest
Jitterbug n/a n/a Jitterbug
Tap     Tap
Some Music Titles in Film Bands / Musicians / Singers Posters / Lobby Cards
n/a Big Joe Turner n/a
  Clovers, the    
  Delta Rhythm Boys, the    
  Dinah Washington    
  Duke Ellington    
  Faye Adams    
  Larry Darnell    
  Lionel Hampton    
  Martha Davis (w/ husband)    
  Nat 'King' Cole    
  Ruth Brown    

Stage versions of the film

Cast Recording(s) / Soundtracks Similar Films Sheet Music Covers
n/a n/a Basin Street Revue n/a
    Rhythm and Blues Revue  
    Carnival Rock (1957)  
    Don't Knock The Rock (1956)  
    Rock and Roll Review  
    Rock Around the Clock (1956)  
    Rock Baby Rock It (1957)  
    Rock Pretty Baby  
    Rock You Sinners (1957)  
    Shake, Rattle & Rock (1956)  
    The Big Beat (1958)  
    The Girl Can't Help It (1956)  

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November 17, 2005

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