Idol On Parade DVD

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Rare 2012 UK release of this classic film.Anthony Newley found his career taking off after being cast as the singing idol 'Jeep Jackson', the 'King of Rock-A-Boogie', who is called up to National Service in this 1959 British musical comedy. Jeep does his best to fit in as a squaddie - but soon there are hordes of screaming pop fans at the barracks gates, the other recruits think he's after their girls - and the C.O.'s daughter (Anne Aubrey) decides that he is the boy of her dreams! Jeep's devious manager (Sid James) is determined that a little thing like National... Service won't spoil his star's career. He smuggles him out of camp at every opportunity to perform pop concerts and to cut new hit records. But Jeep's Sergeant (William Bendix) is getting very suspicious of what's going on after lights out... Idol On Parade features no less than five songs from Anthony Newley, including Idle Rock-A-Boogie, Sat'Day Night Rock-A-Boogie, Won't Get No Promotion, Idle on Parade and I've Waited So Long - two of which were to become smash chart hits. [show more]

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Released
07 June 2013
Directors
Actors
Format
DVD 
Publisher
Sony Pictures Home Ent. 
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Runtime
81 minutes 
Features
PAL 
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5035822718630 
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play Rare 2012 UK release of this classic filmAnthony Newley found his career taking off after being cast as the singing idol &39;Jeep Jackson&39; the &39;King of Rock-A-Boogie&39; who is called up to National Service in this 1959 British musical comedy Jeep does his best to fit in as a squaddie - but soon there are hordes of screaming pop fans at the barracks gates the other recruits think he&39;s after their girls - and the CO&39;s daughter (Anne Aubrey) decides that he is the boy of her dreams! Jeep&39;s devious manager (Sid James) is determined that a little thing like National Service won&39;t spoil his star&39;s career He smuggles him out of camp at every opportunity to perform pop concerts and to cut new hit records But Jeep&39;s Sergeant (William Bendix) is getting very suspicious of what&39;s going on after lights out Idol On Parade features no less than five songs from Anthony Newley including Idle Rock-A-Boogie Sat&39;Day Night Rock-A-Boogie Won&39;t Get No Promotion Idle on Parade and I&39;ve Waited So Long - two of which were to become smash chart hits

1950s British comedy about a pop star who is conscripted into the army. Singing sensation Jeep Jackson (Anthony Newley) is drafted into the National Service but finds it difficult to fit in with his comrades with his many female fans, including his commanding officer's daughter Caroline (Anne Aubrey), eager to get close to him. Meanwhile, on his manager Herbie (Sid James)'s insistence, Jeep sneaks out of the barracks to do live performances and record new songs but his sergeant soon grows suspicious of his activities.