American Hot Wax (NTSC DVD)


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"American Hot Wax" is a 1978 biopic film telling the story of Cleveland, Ohio disc jockey Alan Freed, who was instrumental in introducing and popularizing rock 'n' rollin the 1950's.  Freed is often credited with coining the term "Rock 'n' Roll".  The film starred Tim McIntire as Freed, as well as Fran Drescher, Laraine Newman, Melanie Chartoff and Jay Jeno in supporting roles.  Moosie Drier appears in a warmly received performance as the head of a Buddy Holly fan club and a teenage-aged Cameron Crowe has a brief walk-on part.  It also features performances by Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis and Frankie Ford.  As well, Screamin' Jay Hawkins and the Brooklyn Dreams performed as "Kenny Vance adn the Planotones".

Video Quality: Very nice
Running Length: 91 minutes
Disc Format: 1 NTSC DVD