They're trying to stop rock and roll! Some squares need to be enlightened about this new music that they say will ruin the young people of our country! Can the kids do it? Stars Fats Domino, Joe Turner, Mike "Touch" Connors, Margaret DuMont and Lisa Gaye. Also starring Sterling Holloway.

Shake Rattle and Rock! is a 1956 musical film/comedy-drama film directed by Edward L. Cahn for American International Pictures that released the film as a double feature with Runaway Daughters (1956 film).


  • Mike Connors (credited as "Touch Connors") as Garry Nelson
  • Lisa Gaye as June Fitzdingle
  • Sterling Holloway as Albert "Axe" McAllister
  • Douglass Dumbrille as Eustace Fentwick III
  • Raymond Hatton as Horace Fitzdingle
  • Margaret Dumont as Georgianna Fitzdingle
  • Percy Helton as Hiram, the funeral director
  • Paul Dubov as Bugsy Smith
  • Eddie Kafafian as Nick
  • Charles Evans (actor) as Bill Bentley
  • Clarence Kolb as Judge McCombs
  • Fats Domino as Himself
  • Tommy Charles as Himself
  • Jimmy Pickford as Eddie
  • Leon Tyler as Aloysius Pentigrouch
  • Pat Gregory as Pat
  • Rosie & Carlos as Teen dance contest winners
  • Annitta Ray as Annita, singing slum teen
  • Giovanna Fiorino as Helen
  • Frank Jenks as Frank, TV program manager
  • Joe Devlin (actor) as Squad Car Officer
  • Pierre Watkin as Armstrong, editor
  • Nancy Kilgas as Nancy
  • Choker Campbell as Himself
  • Big Joe Turner as Himself


Shooting started 23 July 1956. </>

Category:1956 films
Category:1950s comedy-drama films
Category:American films
Category:Black-and-white films
Category:American comedy-drama films
Category:English-language films
Category:American teen comedy films
Category:1950s musical films
Category:Films directed by Edward Cahn

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