The Golden Disc
The Golden Disc (also known as The In-Between Age) is a 1958 British pop musical film. It features pop singer Terry Dene as himself in a story in which he tops the best-seller charts, whereas in his real life he never made the top ten. The film was directed by Don Sharp, who was married to the leading lady Mary Steele.
|The Golden Disc|
US Poster under the title The In-Between Age
|Directed by||Don Sharp|
|Produced by||W.G Chalmers|
|Written by||Don Sharp|
|Based on||story by Gene Nicholl|
|Distributed by||Butchers Film Distributors|
- Lee Patterson as Harry Blair
- Mary Steele as Joan Farmer
- Terry Dene as himself
- Linda Gray as Aunt Sarah
- Ronald Adam as Mr. Dryden
- Peter Dyneley as Mr. Washington
- David Jacobs as Himself
- Richard Turner as Morose Man
- Marianne Stone as Dryden's Secretary
- Olive Milbourn as Mrs Simpson
- Redmond Phillips as 1st Recording Engineer
- Dennis Lotis as Himself
- Nancy Whiskey as Herself
- Hobeaux as Themselves
- Murray Campbell as Himself
- Sheila Buxton as Herself
- Phil Seamen Jazz Group as Themselves
- Sonny Stewart & his Skiffle Kings as Themselves
- Terry Kennedy Group as Themselves
- ‘I’m Gonna Wrap You Up’ (by Ray Mack, Philip Green) performed by Dennis Lotis
- ‘Before We Say Goodnight’ (by Norman Newell, Philip Green) performed by Mary Steele
- ‘Dynamo’ (by Tommy Connor) performed by Les Hobeaux Skiffle Group
- ‘C’min and be Loved’ (by Len Paverman) performed by Terry Dene
- ‘Charm’ (by Ray Mack, Philip Green) performed by Terry Dene
- ‘The In-between Age’ (by Ray Mack, Philip Green) performed by Sheila Buxton
- ‘Let Me Lie’ (by Sonny & Stewart) performed by Sonny Stewart and his Skiffle Kings
- ‘Candy Floss’ (by Len Paverman) performed by Terry Dene
- ‘Lower Deck’ (by Phil Seamon) performed by Phil Seamon Jazz Group
- ‘Balmoral Melody’ (by Philip Green) performed by Murray Campbell
- ‘Johnny O’ (by Len Praverman) performed by Nancy Whiskey and Sonny Stewart and his Skiffle Kings
‘The Golden Age’ (by Michael Robbins, Richard Dix) performed by Terry Dene.
- Don Sharp obituary at The Independent
- GOLDEN DISC, The Monthly Film Bulletin; London Vol. 25, Iss. 288, (Jan 1, 1958): 46.
- THE GOLDEN DISC (Butchers--A.B. Pathe) Picture Show; London Vol. 70, Iss. 1829, (Apr 19, 1958): 10.
- Renown Pictures Ltd, PO Box 592,Kings Langley, Herts WD4 4DB
- The GOLDEN DISC Associated British-Pathe. Picture Show; London Vol. 70, Iss. 1829, (Apr 19, 1958): 5-6, 12-13.
- Evans, Mike (28 March 2014). Rock'n'Roll's Strangest Moments: Extraordinary But True Tales from 45 Years ... Pavilion Books.
- The perpetual busman's holiday: Sir Cliff Richard and British pop musicals Donnelly, K J. Journal of Popular Film & Television; Washington Vol. 25, Iss. 4, (Winter 1998): 146-154.
- End Credits, 'The Golden Disc', 1958
- The Golden Disc on IMDb
- The Golden Disc at the British Film Institute
- The Golden Disc at BritMovie (archived)
- Review at Variety
- The Golden Disco at Letterbox DVD