Jerry Lee Lewis: The Story of Rock and Roll

Jerry Lee Lewis: The Story of Rock and Roll
Type TV Special
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 0hr 40mins.
Genres Documentary, Music
Keywords N/A
Status Completed
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Chris Hegedus Director n/a 2 2000001
D.A. Pennebaker Director n/a 2 2000002
Barry Bergthorsen Camera n/a 120798 6000001
Jim Desmond Camera n/a 120798 6000002
Randy Franken Camera n/a 120798 6000003
D.A. Pennebaker Camera n/a 120798 6000004
Chris Hegedus Editor n/a 172 7000001
Jerry Lee Lewis Song Performer ("High School Hop" "Don't Be Cruel" "You Win Again" "Great Balls of Fire" "Breathless" "Hound Dog" "Whole Lotta Shakin'" "Mean Woman Blues" "I'm on Fire" "I Believe in You" "Mystery Train" "Jailhouse Rock" "High Heel Sneakers") 120788 8000001
Marilee Mahoney Publicity publicist(MPM Communications) 120789 29000001
Synopsis
Documentary about Jerry Lee Lewis, chronicling his rise to the top of the charts and his meteoric fall from popularity after the press and public learned of his marriage to his 13-year-old second cousin, Myra Gail Brown. The program features full-length archival performances from "The Steve Allen Show," "American Bandstand" and "Shindig," along with headlines and news reports interwoven with footage from Lewis' performance at the 1969 Toronto Rock & Roll Revival.