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The Bamboo Blonde (1946)

Approved | | Musical, War, Romance | 15 July 1946 (USA)
A pilot of a B 29 meets Louise Anderson, a singer in a New York nightclub. He falls in love with her, but he had to leave next day for action in the Pacific. He lets paint her picture on ... See full summary »

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A pilot of a B 29 meets Louise Anderson, a singer in a New York nightclub. He falls in love with her, but he had to leave next day for action in the Pacific. He lets paint her picture on his bomber, the "Bamboo Blonde" and becomes a hero with his crew sinking a Japanese battleship and shooting down a Japanese fighter wing. Back in New York, he leaves his fiancée and engages him to Louise. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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At the time of the newspaper picture, by the markings on the nose of the B-29, the Bamboo Blonde is credited with 19 bombing missions and has shot down 9 Japanese airplanes. See more »

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Early in the film, Patrick Ransom, Jr. introduces his parents to a member of his crew. He points to his father and says "this is my mother..." and then to his mother and says "...and dad." See more »

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Featured in Make Mine Laughs (1949) See more »

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Dreaming out Loud
Written by Mort Greene and Lew Pollack
Sung by Frances Langford
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Gotta Love that Frances Langford!
16 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would listen to Frances Langford sing the Albanian phone book. Here we have Frances set in a movie that is perfect for her. Looking absolutely beautiful, appealing, sounding like the Golden voiced song bird that she is. Her voice is almost too beautiful, her delicate phrasing along with her melting pianissimo's makes the heart flutter. Of all the great female singers of the 30's and 40's Frances, all five feet of her, stands head and shoulders above the rest. Frances isn't just a 'pleasant little snack,' she's a full course meal. You keep rooting for her and the flier to get together. There is just enough mischief to keep you guessing. The movie is what it is, an entertaining, morale boosting romp, where all ends well. See this movie, by all means, and be transported into a different time and place


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