The Big Beat: Directed by Will Cowan. With William Reynolds, Andra Martin, Gogi Grant, Jeffrey Stone. Young man just out of college tries to persuade his father, who owns a record company, to start signing up rock 'n' roll acts.
- Will Cowan
- William Reynolds, Andra Martin, Gogi Grant
Cast. William Reynolds as John Randall. Andra Martin as Nikki Collins. Gogi Grant as Cindy Adams. Jeffrey Stone as Danny Phillips. Rose Marie as May Gordon. Hans Conried as Vladimir Skilsky (AKA B. J. Carson) Bill Goodwin as Joseph Randall. Howard Miller as Himself. Jack Straw as Chick. Phil Harvey ...
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THE BIG BEAT 1958 U.S. film. Color. Fats Domino is awesome singing, "The Big Beat!" The Del-Vikings (Can't Wait), the Diamonds (Little Darlin'), the Mills Brothers, the Four Aces, Jeri Southern, Gogi Grant, Harry James, others. A record company executive's son secretly starts a rockin' subsidiary label and presses 350,000 forty-fives!
The Big Beat marked Grant's feature film debut. According to a August 4, 1957 Los Angeles Times article, producer-director Will Cowan spent $250,000 on musical talent for the film, and arranged nightclub bookings for the enterainers at the same time. Although studio press materials include the song "Come Go with Me," words and music by C. E. Quick, perforemd by The Del Vikings, that song was not in the viewed print.
- Will Cowan, Joseph E. Kenny, James Welch
- William Reynolds
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