This programme investigates the earliest films to include the new music in their soundtracks, including `Blackboard Jungle', which featured the first rock 'n' roll song to be used in a film - `Rock Around the Clock' by Bill Haley and the Comets.
|01||02||Rock Around The Clock||19990902|
This programme focuses on `Rock around the Clock' and the hysteria that it created in Britain's cinemas.
|01||03||Fashions And Attitudes||19990909|
This programme investigates the effect that those films had on the fashions and attitudes of the time.
Featuring contributions from Hank Marvin and Alvin Stardust
Adam Faith presents a six-part series celebrating the rock 'n' roll films of the late 50s. In this fourth programme, he remembers the rock icons created by the silver screen, with interviews with Elvis's guitarist Scotty Moore, and drummer DJ Fontana.
|01||05||Exploitation And B Movies||19990923|
he examines rock 'n' roll exploitation and `B' movies.
|01||06 LAST||British Movies||19990930|
a look at how the British rock 'n' roll movies made stars of Billy Fury, Tommy Steele, Cliff Richard and, of course, Faith himself.
Lionel Blair discloses how he learned the twist from Chubby Checker.
This second programme spotlights Cliff Richard and Elvis Presley
Adam Faith presents a seven-part series celebrating the rock 'n' roll films of the 60s. This third programme looks at the surf movies from the 1960s, with the King of the Surf Guitar Dick Dale.
Adam Faith presents a series celebrating the rock 'n' roll films of the 60s. This fourth programme looks at the British Invasion - from Beatlemania to Hermania.
Adam Faith presents a seven-part series celebrating the rock 'n' roll films of the 60s. This fifth programme features the swinging 60s culture at the movies, and the music of Simon and Garfunkel.
Adam Faith presents a series celebrating film music. This programme features the music of the Bond movies from the 60s, and Sean Connery explains the sartorial elegance of 007.
|02||07 LAST||Psychedelia And Bikes||20001109|
The final edition looks at the world of psychedelia and bikes, from the cult Monkees movie `Head' to Peter Fonda's classic `Easy Rider'.