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5 Ratings

American Hot Wax

Directed by Floyd Mutrux
United States, 1978
Drama, History


This is the story loosely based on Cleveland disc jockey Alan Freed, who introduced rock’n’roll to teenage American radio audiences in the 1950’s.

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American Hot Wax Directed by Floyd Mutrux

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  • Michael Harbour's rating of the film American Hot Wax

    If it were just a rock 'n' roll music film it'd be just fine. But AMERICAN HOT WAX looks behind and beneath the music to find glimpses of where it comes from, how it gets made, and how it gets heard. There's a lot going on in a story that looks deceptively simple on the surface. And it's anchored by a number of solid performances from actors early in their

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