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Films with a Beat Boxset

Films with a Beat Boxset

A selection of films that preserve a fifties and sixties Britain we remember with affection.

Live It Up 1963 - Dave and his mates are GPO despatch riders who dream of becoming as big as The Beatles with their own group The Smart Alecs.

Every Day’s a Holiday 1965 - A group of highspirited youngsters find friendship, love and music together in the pop musical.

The Primitives 1962 - A group of night club musicians, featuring an exotic dancer, commit jewel robberies, wherever they perform.

Be My Guest 1965 - A family from London move to Brighton to run a hotel. In order for them to publicise the hotel they set up a musical talent show, the ‘Amateur Upstairs’, and every local band believes it could be their one chance at the big time.

Dateline Diamonds 1966 - Lester Benson manages one of the biggest rock bands in 1960s Britain, the Small Faces, but he is hiding a secret.

The Golden Disc 1958 - A young pop composer and singer bankrolled by Aunt Sarah open a coffee bar. They are joined by budding singer Terry Dene as himself. Dene sings at the café and unable to get a record deal they start their own lucky charm record label.

Band of Theives 1962 - Jazz musician Acker Bilk plays himself in this cinematic jam session of music, melodrama and comedy. The story involves a jazz band of ex-convicts.

Tell Me Another: Exclusive Interviews with Acker Bilk filmed in 1976 - Extracts of a selection of topics covered by Acker Bilk and personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills on the show Tell Me Another.