Idle on Parade Poster

Release Date: 1959

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
Just as rock 'n' roller Jeep Jackson (Anthony Newley) reaches the top of the British music charts, the newly crowned teen idol is drafted by the British army and forced to abandon his career and begin a two-year stint in uniform. When Jackson's scheming agent, Herbie (Sidney James), spirits the singer away from the barracks for an unauthorized recording session, the out-of-place superstar runs afoul of his ruthless superior, Sgt. Lush (William Bendix).

Cast: William Bendix, Anthony Newley, Anne Aubrey, Lionel Jeffries, Sid James, David Lodge, Dilys Laye, William Kendall

Director: John Gilling

Genres: Comedy

Keywords: England, Heartwarming, Hilarious, Forbidden love, Underdog, Daughter, Playful, Transformation, 1950s