Live It Up! (film)
|Live It Up!|
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|Directed by||Lance Comfort|
|Written by||Lyn Fairhurst (original story and screenplay)|
|Starring||David Hemmings, Jenny Moss, Steve Marriott, John Mitchell, Dave Clark|
|Music by||Joe Meek (songs)|
|Distributed by||Rank Organisation|
Live It Up! is a British music-film (US release title: Sing and Swing) released in 1963. It was filmed at Pinewood Film Studios in London, England, 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. It was filmed at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire, England. The film also featured a young actor called Steve Marriott who went on to become a well-known singer with Small Faces and Humble Pie.
The film was quite successful and Be My Guest was the follow-up.
- David Hemmings as Dave Martin
- Jennifer Moss as Jill
- Veronica Hurst as Kay
- Heinz Burt as Ron
- Joan Newell as Margaret Martin
- David Bauer as Mark Watson
- Steve Marriott as Ricky
- Mitch Mitchell as Andrews (credited John Mitchell)
- Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
- Patsy Ann Noble
- Gene Vincent
- Sounds Incorporated (featuring Tony Newman)
- The Outlaws (featuring Ritchie Blackmore, Chas Hodges, Ken Lundgren and Mick Underwood)
- Kim Roberts
- Andy Cavell and the Saints
Music and lyrics were written by Joe Meek.
-  BFI: Steve Marriott in Live It Up!