Ricky Nelson: Original Teen Idol (1999)

Ricky Nelson: Original Teen Idol was released on DVD on October 18, 2011
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Biographical story of rock idol and TV star, Ricky Nelson is recalled from the view of Ricky in a discussion with a fan just hours before his death in a plane crash in 1985. Told in flashbacks, the film examines the Nelson’s early life, their rise to TV stardom in the 50’s, Ricky’s struggles with his Dad to move into music and out of his Dad’s control, and his own struggles with drugs and his star drop after his early teen successes.

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US DVD Release Date October 18, 2011
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

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Complete Movie Details

Run time 93 Minutes
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date October 18, 2011
Actors Jamey Sheridan, Gregory Calpakis, Sara Botsford, Anthony Lemke, Larissa Laskin, Rob Fenton
Directed by Sturla Gunnarsson
Studio E1 Entertainment
MPAA Not-Rated (Not Rated)
Genre(s) Drama
Where to Rent
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