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Great Balls of Fire Trivia

AKA:
Great Balls of Fire Picture
1989
Trivia, fun facts and more for the 1989 Drama movie starring Dennis Quaid, Winona Ryder, Alec Baldwin et al.
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Its sometimes said that the scenes of hands playing the piano were actually the hands of Jerry Lee Lewis himself, but actually, those hands belonged to professional pianist "Jason D. Williams". Both the filmmakers and Jason D. Williams have stated this.
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Jerry Lee was (and is) called "the Killer" mostly because that's what he calls other people (for instance, in the movie, he shows his friend the pianist at Haney's Big House, his first record and exclaims "hey, killer, take a look at that" and later, after bringing the house down at the Alan Freed Paramount show, by setting his piano on fire, tells Chuck Berry to "follow that, killer.")
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Dennis Quaid and Jerry Lee recorded a version of the song "Crazy arms" which appeared on the Soundtrack.
Contributed by: Jarrett
Jerry Lee felt the movie portrayed him as dumb.
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