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''Daddy-O'' is a 1958 exploitation BMovie from Creator/AmericanInternationalPictures, directed by Lou Place and starring Dick Contino and Sandra Giles.

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''Daddy-O'' is a 1958 BMovie exploitation BMovie film from Creator/AmericanInternationalPictures, directed by Lou Place and starring Dick Contino and Sandra Giles.


Wanting to find out who's actually responsible for Sonny's death, Daddy-O turns detective and goes undercover as a singer at the bad guys' nightclub, where he croons [[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9ibqv_dick-contino-rock-candy-baby-1958_music "Rock Rock Candy Baby!"]] and moonlights driving the drug smugglers' car. Jana, wanting to help investigate, also goes to work at the club as a cigarette girl, against our hero's wishes. Somehow or other, though [[BelligerentSexualTension they bicker constantly]], the good guys manage to fall in love and solve the crime.

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Wanting to find out who's actually responsible for Sonny's death, Daddy-O turns detective and goes undercover as a singer at the bad guys' nightclub, where he croons belts out [[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9ibqv_dick-contino-rock-candy-baby-1958_music "Rock Rock Candy Baby!"]] Baby"]] and moonlights by driving the drug smugglers' car. Jana, wanting to help investigate, also goes to work takes a job at the club as a cigarette girl, against our hero's wishes. Somehow or other, though [[BelligerentSexualTension they bicker constantly]], the good guys manage to fall in love and solve the crime.


Phil Sandifer (Contino), a high-panted, smooth-crooning, truck-driving hepcat known by his friends as "Daddy-O", meets blond bombshell Jana Ryan (Giles) when she tries to run his truck off the road. Guy meets girl again at a nightclub, after which they have a drag race. Meanwhile, Daddy-O's best friend Sonny is run off the road by drug-dealing bad guys and dies in the crash. Though our hero is briefly accused of causing the accident himself, he's quickly exonerated--but with his driver's license suspended.


Wanting to find out who's responsible for Sonny's death, Daddy-O turns detective. Going undercover as a singer at the bad guys' nightclub, he croons [[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9ibqv_dick-contino-rock-candy-baby-1958_music "Rock Rock Candy Baby!"]] and moonlights driving the drug smugglers' car. Jana wants to help him investigate, so she gets hired on as a cigarette girl, against our hero's wishes. Somehow or other, though [[BelligerentSexualTension they bicker constantly]], the good guys manage to fall in love and solve the crime.

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Phil Sandifer (Contino), a high-panted, smooth-crooning, truck-driving hepcat known by his friends as "Daddy-O", meets blond bombshell Jana Ryan (Giles) when she tries to run his truck off the road. Guy meets girl again at a nightclub, after which they have a drag race. Meanwhile, Daddy-O's best friend Sonny is run off the road by drug-dealing bad guys and dies in the crash. Though our hero is arrested and briefly accused of causing the accident himself, he's quickly exonerated--but with he is soon exonerated -- but still gets his driver's license suspended.


Wanting to find out who's actually responsible for Sonny's death, Daddy-O turns detective. Going detective and goes undercover as a singer at the bad guys' nightclub, where he croons [[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9ibqv_dick-contino-rock-candy-baby-1958_music "Rock Rock Candy Baby!"]] and moonlights driving the drug smugglers' car. Jana wants Jana, wanting to help him investigate, so she gets hired on also goes to work at the club as a cigarette girl, against our hero's wishes. Somehow or other, though [[BelligerentSexualTension they bicker constantly]], the good guys manage to fall in love and solve the crime.


''Daddy-O'' is a 1958 exploitation BMovie from Creator/AmericanInternationalPictures, directed by Lou Place and starring Dick Contino, Sandra Giles, and Bruno [=VeSota=].

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''Daddy-O'' is a 1958 exploitation BMovie from Creator/AmericanInternationalPictures, directed by Lou Place and starring Dick Contino, Contino and Sandra Giles, and Bruno [=VeSota=].
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Wanting to find out who's responsible for Sonny's death, Daddy-O turns detective, going undercover as a singer at the bad guys' nightclub, where he croons [[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9ibqv_dick-contino-rock-candy-baby-1958_music "Rock Rock Candy Baby!"]] and moonlights driving the drug smugglers' car. Jana wants to help him investigate, so she gets hired on as a cigarette girl, against our hero's wishes. Somehow or other, though [[BelligerentSexualTension they bicker constantly]], the good guys manage to fall in love and solve the crime.

The film's music score was composed by some newbie named Music/JohnWilliams. Whatever happened to him, anyhow?

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Wanting to find out who's responsible for Sonny's death, Daddy-O turns detective, going detective. Going undercover as a singer at the bad guys' nightclub, where he croons [[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9ibqv_dick-contino-rock-candy-baby-1958_music "Rock Rock Candy Baby!"]] and moonlights driving the drug smugglers' car. Jana wants to help him investigate, so she gets hired on as a cigarette girl, against our hero's wishes. Somehow or other, though [[BelligerentSexualTension they bicker constantly]], the good guys manage to fall in love and solve the crime.

The film's music score was composed by some newbie named Music/JohnWilliams. Whatever happened to him, anyhow?


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''Daddy-O'' is a 1958 exploitation picture from Creator/AmericanInternationalPictures.

Phil Sanderberg, a high-panted, smooth-crooning, truck-driving hepcat who his friends know as "Daddy-O", meets a blond bombshell when she tries to run his truck off the road. Guy meets girl again at a nightclub. They have a drag race. Meanwhile, the hepcat's best friend is run off the road by drug-dealing bad guys and dies in the crash. Though our hero is briefly accused of causing the accident that killed his best friend, he is quickly exonerated -- but with his driver's license suspended. Daddy-O turns detective and goes undercover at the bad guys' nightclub to find out who really caused his best friend's death. He poses as a singer at the nightclub, singing [[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9ibqv_dick-contino-rock-candy-baby-1958_music "Rock Rock Candy Baby!"]] and moonlights driving the drug smugglers' car. The blond girl wants to help him investigate, so she gets hired on as a cigarette girl, against our hero's wishes. Somehow or other, though [[BelligerentSexualTension they bicker constantly]], the good guys manage to fall in love and solve the crime.

Featured in a ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S03E07DaddyO episode]].

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''Daddy-O'' is a 1958 exploitation picture BMovie from Creator/AmericanInternationalPictures.

Creator/AmericanInternationalPictures, directed by Lou Place and starring Dick Contino, Sandra Giles, and Bruno [=VeSota=].

Phil Sanderberg, Sandifer (Contino), a high-panted, smooth-crooning, truck-driving hepcat who known by his friends know as "Daddy-O", meets a blond bombshell Jana Ryan (Giles) when she tries to run his truck off the road. Guy meets girl again at a nightclub. They nightclub, after which they have a drag race. Meanwhile, the hepcat's Daddy-O's best friend Sonny is run off the road by drug-dealing bad guys and dies in the crash. Though our hero is briefly accused of causing the accident that killed his best friend, he is himself, he's quickly exonerated -- but exonerated--but with his driver's license suspended. suspended.


Wanting to find out who's responsible for Sonny's death,
Daddy-O turns detective and goes detective, going undercover as a singer at the bad guys' nightclub to find out who really caused his best friend's death. He poses as a singer at the nightclub, singing where he croons [[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9ibqv_dick-contino-rock-candy-baby-1958_music "Rock Rock Candy Baby!"]] and moonlights driving the drug smugglers' car. The blond girl Jana wants to help him investigate, so she gets hired on as a cigarette girl, against our hero's wishes. Somehow or other, though [[BelligerentSexualTension they bicker constantly]], the good guys manage to fall in love and solve the crime.

The film's music score was composed by some newbie named Music/JohnWilliams. Whatever happened to him, anyhow?

Featured in a third-season ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S03E07DaddyO episode]].episode]].


* NotableOriginalMusic: The music was composed by Music/JohnWilliams. [[Film/{{Jaws}} Yes]], '''[[Franchise/StarWars that]]''' [[Film/CloseEncountersOfTheThirdKind John]] [[Franchise/HarryPotter Williams]]! (Hey, everybody's gotta start somewhere.) [[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9ibqv_dick-contino-rock-candy-baby-1958_music "Rock Rock Candy Baby!"]]


* EvilVsEvil: The competing drug dealers with whom Sonny got involved, resulting in his death; though they never actually cross paths with Chillis during the movie, they make their presence known to Phil.

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* EvilVsEvil: EvilVersusEvil: The competing drug dealers with whom Sonny got involved, resulting in his death; though they never actually cross paths with Chillis during the movie, they make their presence known to Phil.


* NotableOriginalMusic: The music was composed by Music/JohnWilliams. [[Film/{{Jaws}} Yes]], '''[[Franchise/StarWars that]]''' [[Film/CloseEncountersOfTheThirdKind John]] [[Franchise/HarryPotter Williams]]! (Hey, everybody gotta start somewhere.) [[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9ibqv_dick-contino-rock-candy-baby-1958_music "Rock Rock Candy Baby!"]]
* OffscreenTeleportation: Bruce gets left behind after attacking Phil during the final drug pickup, which is stated to be a 45-minute round trip (so, about 20 minutes each way, or roughly 20-25 miles. He then manages to return to Chillis' club, kidnap Jana and head back out to the delivery point, all in the amount of time it takes Phil to return from dumping him, call the police, go back to the club, and '''still''' be in the midst of his final showdown with Chillis.

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* NotableOriginalMusic: The music was composed by Music/JohnWilliams. [[Film/{{Jaws}} Yes]], '''[[Franchise/StarWars that]]''' [[Film/CloseEncountersOfTheThirdKind John]] [[Franchise/HarryPotter Williams]]! (Hey, everybody everybody's gotta start somewhere.) [[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9ibqv_dick-contino-rock-candy-baby-1958_music "Rock Rock Candy Baby!"]]
* OffscreenTeleportation: Bruce gets left behind after attacking Phil during the final drug pickup, which is stated to be a 45-minute round trip (so, about 20 minutes each way, or roughly 20-25 miles.miles). He then manages to return to Chillis' club, kidnap Jana and head back out to the delivery point, all in the amount of time it takes Phil to return from dumping him, call the police, go back to the club, and '''still''' be in the midst of his final showdown with Chillis.


* CrashIntoHello: When a [[DrivesLikeCrazy crazy driver]] nearly causes a three-car pileup passing him on a hill, Phil forces the car off the road to confront the driver. Why, [[SamusIsAGirl it's a pretty girl]]! (To his credit, Phil doesn't let this distract him. The construction crew are another story.)



* JerkJock: Sydney's goofy thug sidekick, Bruce....who seems to be both this and a {{Nerd}} at the same time. He must be seen to be believed.
* NotableOriginalMusic: The music composed by John Williams. Yes, that John Williams! [[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9ibqv_dick-contino-rock-candy-baby-1958_music "Rock Rock Candy Baby!"]]

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* JerkJock: Sydney's goofy thug sidekick, Bruce....Bruce... who seems to be both this and a {{Nerd}} at the same time. He must be seen to be believed.
* NotableOriginalMusic: The music was composed by John Williams. Yes, that John Williams! Music/JohnWilliams. [[Film/{{Jaws}} Yes]], '''[[Franchise/StarWars that]]''' [[Film/CloseEncountersOfTheThirdKind John]] [[Franchise/HarryPotter Williams]]! (Hey, everybody gotta start somewhere.) [[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9ibqv_dick-contino-rock-candy-baby-1958_music "Rock Rock Candy Baby!"]]Baby!"]]
* OffscreenTeleportation: Bruce gets left behind after attacking Phil during the final drug pickup, which is stated to be a 45-minute round trip (so, about 20 minutes each way, or roughly 20-25 miles. He then manages to return to Chillis' club, kidnap Jana and head back out to the delivery point, all in the amount of time it takes Phil to return from dumping him, call the police, go back to the club, and '''still''' be in the midst of his final showdown with Chillis.


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* WoundedGazelleGambit: When Phil forces Jana off the road to confront her about her bad driving, she immediately calls out to a nearby work crew that Phil has been harassing '''her''' on the highway. Naturally, because [[TheUnfairSex she has a pretty face]], the work crew immediately take her side and dismiss Phil's protests out of hand, even when he pokes a large hole in her logic (namely, that her car could easily outpace his truck if she felt threatened).


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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: In the opening scene, "Daddy-O" is in his truck getting harassed on the road by the blond bombshell "heroine" (and future love interest). With him is a cute little pooch. However, after this scene, the dog's never seen, mentioned or heard from again.
** Also, he picks up the pizza waitress but we never see her again.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: In the opening scene, "Daddy-O" is in his truck getting harassed on the road by the blond bombshell "heroine" (and future love interest). With him is a cute little pooch. However, after this scene, the dog's never seen, mentioned or heard from again.
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again. Also, he picks up the pizza waitress but we never see her again.

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* JerkJock: Sydney's goofy thug sidekick, Bruce....who seems to be both this and a {{Nerd}} at the same time. He must be seen to be believed.

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* VisibleBoomMic: Shows up a couple of times, surprisingly not commented on by Joel and the bots.

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** Also, he picks up the pizza waitress but we never see her again.

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* PoliceAreUseless: Averted. Phil's parole officer is very supportive in offering him help finding work and they do a thorough job at the end when finally called in to arrest the criminals.

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