Don't Knock the Twist

Don't Knock the Twist is a 1962 film starring Lang Jeffries, directed by Oscar Rudolph and produced by Sam Katzman for release by Columbia Pictures. It is a sequel to the 1961 film Twist Around the Clock, featuring musical artists including Chubby Checker.

Don't Knock the Twist
Directed byOscar Rudolph
Produced bySam Katzman
Screenplay byRobert E. Kent
StarringLang Jeffries
Chubby Checker
Gene Chandler
Vic Dana
Music byFreddy Karger
CinematographyGordon Avil
Edited byJerome Thoms
Four-Leaf Productions
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • April 13, 1962 (1962-04-13)
Running time
89 minutes
CountryUnited States
Don't Knock The Twist Original Sound Track Recording
Soundtrack album by
GenrePop rock

Plot summary

A large group of twist dancers meet in preparation for a TV variety show called "The Twist." While the program is still in its production stages, jealousies lead to problems – and to a whole lot of dancing.


Songs performed in the movie

  1. "Don't Knock The Twist" - Chubby Checker
  2. "Duke of Earl" - Gene Chandler
  3. "Slow Twistin'" - Chubby Checker & Dee Dee Sharp
  4. "Yessiree" - Linda Scott
  5. "Little Altar Boy" - Vic Dana
  6. "The Fly" - Chubby Checker
  7. "Do The New Continental" - The Dovells
  8. "Hey Bo Diddley" - The Carroll Brothers
  9. "Mashed Potato Time" - Dee Dee Sharp
  10. "Bristol Stomp" - The Dovells

Soundtrack track listing

  1. "Twistin'" (Mann-Appell) 2:08
  2. "Bristol Stomp" (Mann-Appell) 2:18
  3. "La Paloma Twist" (Kal Mann) 2:32
  4. "Mashed Potato Time" (Sheldon-Land) 2:27
  5. "Bo Diddley" (Bo Diddley) 3:05 (misspelled "Diddely" on cover and label)
  6. "I Love To Twist" (Mann-Lowe) 2:40
  7. "Don't Knock The Twist" (Mann-Appell) 2:17
  8. "Salome Twist" (Karger-Kent) 1:38
  9. "The Fly" (John Madara/David White) 2:27
  10. "Smashed Potatoes" (Sheldon-Leon) 2:27
  11. "Slow Twistin'" (Jon Sheldon) 2:31

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