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Expresso Bongo

Expresso Bongo (1959)

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Release Date: Dec 1, 1959 Wide

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In this witty music-business satire, Johnny Jackson (Laurence Harvey) is a talent agent down on his luck who thinks his tide may have turned when he spots a teenage rock & roll fan wailing away in a coffeehouse. Dubbing him "Bongo Herbert" (Cliff Richard, in a role the now knighted and born-again pop icon would probably prefer to forget), Johnny puts Herbert on the fast track to teenage stardom, using his record company and radio connections to make Herbert's first single a smash hit. Johnny

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Mar 8, 2005

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Has a charm all its own, but that's not enough to take the ringing of the bongo drums out of my ears.

December 20, 2007 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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U can call me loser until I reivew this neato film.
September 7, 2007
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