MPT Classics

The Buddy Deane Scrapbook: Shake, Rattle & Roll

Special | 56m 30s  | Video has closed captioning.

Said to be the inspiration for John Waters' film Hairspray, The Buddy Deane Show, an afternoon dance show that aired on Baltimore's WJZ from 1957-64, is revisited by MPT in this 60-minute documentary that premiered Dec. 31, 2003. MPT's production includes archival footage that features performances by Frankie Avalon, Fabian, and Chubby Checker, among others.

Aired: 10/05/21

Rating: NR

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MPT Classics is a local public television program presented by MPT.