Shake, Rattle & Rock! (1956 film)

Shake Rattle and Rock! is a 1956 musical and comedy-drama film directed by Edward L. Cahn for American International Pictures. It was originally released as a double feature with Runaway Daughters.

Shake, Rattle & Rock!
Directed byEdward L. Cahn
Produced byAlex Gordon
James H. Nicholson
Written byLou Rusoff
StarringTouch Connors
Lisa Gaye
Sterling Holloway
Douglass Dumbrille
Music byAlexander Courage
Ronald Stein
CinematographyFrederick E. West
Edited byRobert S. Eisen
Charles Gross
Sunset Productions
Distributed byAmerican International Pictures (US)
Anglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors (UK)
Release date
  • April 5, 1957 (1957-04-05)
Running time
72 min.
CountryUnited States



Shooting started 23 July 1956.[1] It was the first in a series of films for Sunset Productions, distributed by AIP.[2]


  • Fats Domino - "I'm in Love Again" (Written by Fats Domino as Antoine Domino)
  • Fats Domino - "Honey Chile"
  • Fats Domino - "Ain't That a Shame" (Written by Fats Domino and David Bartholomew)
  • Joe Turner - "Feelin' Happy"
  • Big Joe Turner - "Lipstick, Powder & Paint" (Written by Charles F. Calhoun)
  • "Choker, The"
  • "Rock, Rock, Rock"
  • "Sweet Love on My Mind" (Written by Wayne Walker)
  • "Rockin' on Saturday Night" (Written by George Matola and Johnny Lehmann)

Critical response

Allmovie gave the film a rating of 2 stars. A review by Cinemania criticized the actors "for the way they chew up the scenes!".[3]

See also


  1. Godbout, Oscar (1956). "Gregory to Film Novel by Kantor: Producer Will Make 'On My Honor' from 'God and My Country' for R.K.O. Warwick Signs Two of Local Origin". New York Times (1923-current file), 23 June 1956, p. 15.
  2. Schallert, Edwin (1956). "Drama: Sheldon Reynolds Will Do 'Tequila' in Mexico; 'Black Stockings' a foot". Los Angeles Times (1923–current file), 13 July 1956, p. 25.
  3. Archived February 18, 2013, at the Wayback Machine

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