Slick talent agent Johnny Jackson sets his sights on Bert Rudge, a skilled singer and bongo player he discovers in a seedy coffeehouse. Changing Rudge’s name to “Bongo Herbert,” Jackson exploits his new client every way he can.
(Also known as A Singing Idol.)
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Goofy music business flick cashing in on the convulsions of '50s British youth culture. The script is mechanical. Laurence Harvey's amphetamine-powered Soho wheeler-dealer, and accent, is all over the place. Cliff is excruciating. Episodic at best, the dance scenes are fun, the strip club performances are racy, but this is cookie cutter film-making with only Sylvia Syms providing a touch of class