ROOTS OF ROCK & ROLL!

30 sep 2018 kl. 19:00 - 21:00

Husets Biograf, Rådhusstrade 13, 1446 København


Welcome to the first night of a 3-part MUSIC ON FILM series that covers ROOTS OF R&R, DISCO and PUNK. Tonight experience the thrill of early Rock & Roll - Both Danish and American! (On November 30th the series continues with 2 disco-style cult classics: THE APPLE and ZANADU, and December 1st is PUNK night with 35mm prints screened of HARD CORE LOGO and D.O.A. - the Sex Pistols concert film.) If you have any questions contact Jack, our house manager, at jack.stevenson@mail.dk

18.00 = CINEMA CAFE OPENS

19:00 = Filmed performaces of mid-60s Danish pop ("pigtråd) bands that include The Sharks, The Hitmakers, The Defenders and Peter Belli and Les Rivals (15 min total)...

19:15 = THE GIRL CAN´T HELP IT, (on 35mm!), 1956, 100 min., directed by Frank Tashlin / This essential '50s rock film contains legendary appearances from Fats Domino, the Platters, Little Richard and Gene Vincent among its seventeen numbers, though the greatest musical moment is perhaps Eddie Cochran belting out '20 Flight Rock'. The film is a clever satire on the promotional worlds of early rock & roll and advertising, with Tom Ewell as a press agent and Jayne Mansfield playing a dumb blonde who rockets to stardom after imitating a prison siren on a rock record. Full of sight gags, humor and a beautiful technicolor scenes, THE GIRL CAN´T HELP is one of the first great Rock films and is a vastly enjoyable experience, especially on the 35mm print we are screening! All together an amazing evening!



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