Live It Up! (film)

Live It Up! is a British music film (US release title: Sing and Swing) released in 1963. It was filmed at Pinewood Studios and featured Gene Vincent, Jenny Moss, the Outlaws, Patsy Ann Noble, the Saints and Heinz Burt (most of them being produced by Joe Meek, who wrote the film's theme) among others. The film also featured young actor Steve Marriott (later a well-known singer and guitarist with Small Faces and Humble Pie).[1] Another actor, Mitch Mitchell, later became the drummer of The Jimi Hendrix Experience.

Live It Up!
DVD cover design
Directed byLance Comfort
Written byLyn Fairhurst (original story and screenplay)
StarringMusical guests: Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
Gene Vincent, Patsy Ann Noble
Acting roles: David Hemmings, Jenny Moss, Steve Marriott, John Mitchell, Dave Clark
Music byJoe Meek (songs)
CinematographyBasil Emmott
Distributed byRank Organisation
Release date
  • 1963 (1963)
Running time
75 minutes

The film was quite successful and Be My Guest was the follow-up.


Music guests

Music and lyrics were written by Joe Meek.


  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 October 2007. Retrieved 13 October 2007.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) BFI: Steve Marriott in Live It Up!

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