That’ll Be The Day and Stardust on one DVD
Double Bill 2-DVD Box Set Colour Running time: 107 mins approx.
THAT’LL BE THE DAY
Year: 1973 Director: Claude Whatham
Cast: David Essex, Rosemary Leach, Ringo Starr, Robert Lindsay, Beth Morris, Rosalind Ayres, Deborah Watling, Karl Howman, Brenda Bruce, Patti Love.
A nostalgic trip back to the late 1950s, time of brothel-creeper shoes, drainpipe trousers, sideburns and greased back hair. David Essex makes his screen debut as wayward hero Jim MacLaine, who lives a life of dead-end jobs and one-night stands and dreams of becoming a rock star, supported by some famous musical names including Ringo Starr, Billy Fury and Keith Moon.
Year: 1974 Director: Michael Apted
Cast: David Essex, Adam Faith, Larry Hagman, Rosalind Ayres, Karl Howman, Ines Des Longchamps.
The sequel to That’ll Be the Day, Stardust chronicles Jim MacLaine’s rise and fall as a rock star. The cast featured several well-known pop/rock performers, including Keith Moon, Marty Wilde, Edd Byrnes, Dave Edmunds and Paul Nicholas.