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ROCK AND ROLL CINEMA Even before The Blackboard Jungle exploded onto the screen and made a star out of Bill Hailey and His Comets with their song, “Rock Around the Clock” movie producers began exploiting the culture and music of teenagers. With each of the synopsis below name the movie in which rock and roll, or other musical genres, play an integral part. (for answers, turn to page 214) 104.  Released after serving a stint for manslaughter, this ex-con becomes a singing star until his ego gets in the way. 105.  The members of this band must hole up in their hotel while keeping an eye on the grandfather of one of them until it’s time for their big performance. 106.  While playing a charity show at a local prison, a Julliard student breaks an aging blues guitarist out of jail and travels with him to Mississippi. 107.  Aspiring band manager takes out an ad in the local newspaper to form an R&B/Soul band and holds auditions in his parents’ living room. 108.  A Midwestern boy looking to spend a few days in New York before enlisting in the army is befriended by

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