Actors: Tim McIntire, Fran Drescher, Jay Leno
Format: Dvd, Digital Remastered
Language: English, Dolby Digital 5.1
Run Time: 1hr 31min
Region: Playable All Regions
Extras: Alan Freed and Bill Harley and the Comets Short
Plot: 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. Freed was a source of great controversy: criticized by conservatives for corrupting youth with the “devil’s music”; hated by racists for promoting African American music for white consumption; persecuted by law enforcement officials and finally brought down by the “payola” scandals.
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