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Cast (feature film)
The legendary band leader fights to make swing acceptable.
The famed bandleader fights to establish himself and keep his family going.
Music (feature film)
Arny (Richard Hartunian) joins a hot rod club, but his eccentric mannerisms (a Marlon Brando rip-off performance from "The Wild One" by look-alike Hartunian) make him unpopular. At a party, Terry (Leigh Snowden) rebukes him for his coarseness and centers her attantion on another boy. A fight between the two men is stopped by Jim Lawrence (Brett Halsey), but Ray Johnson (Wright King), pretending friendship with Arny, keeps the antagonism going and tries to win Terry for himself. Driving home, Hank and Terry are harassed by a hot rod which they think is driver by Arny. Swerving to avaid a collision, they are thrown from the car, and Hank is killed and Terry badly injured and unconscious. Ray, the actual driver of the hot rod, carries Terry to his car, but frightned by approaching vehicles, he returns her to the wreckage and flees. All, including Terry, blane Arny for the wreck, but there is no proof. Vindictive club members destroy Arny's car and beat him mercilessly. He rebuild his car for the big race. Terry goes to the race with Ray and, in his car she finds an earring she lost in the accident and realizes it was Ray who drove the fatal car. Arny wins the race, sour disposition and all, wins the race and Terry forces Ray to admit the truth about the wreck.
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