One of the first rock 'n' roll films of the 1950s--and still one of the best--THE GIRL CAN'T HELP IT is a very amusing satire directed by Frank Tashlin in his best cartoon-like style, featuring classic performances by Gene Vincent, Fats Domino, Little Richard, and other early rock stars.
Washed-up theatrical agent Tom Miller (Tom Ewell) is haunted by visions of his former girlfriend, singer Julie London, and has hit the bottle trying to forget her. Tom is hired by gangster Marty "Fats" Murdock (Edmond O'Brien) to turn his voluptuous girlfriend, Jerri Jordan (Jayne Mansfield), into
a singing star. Tom gives Jerri a buildup by visiting some nightclubs, where they ...