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The Bamboo Blonde (1946)

 -  Musical | War | Romance  -  15 July 1946 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Patrick Ransom, Jr.
Iris Adrian ...
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Richard Martin ...
Jim Wilson
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Glen Vernon ...
Shorty Parker (as Glenn Vernon)
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Marsha
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Dorothy Vaughan ...
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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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Garota do Barulho  »

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Right Along about Evening
Written by Mort Greene and Lew Pollack
Sung by Frances Langford
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Pleasant Little Snack
8 July 2011 | by (Claremont,USA) – See all my reviews

Hollywood was turning out these slightly built musicals by the score during the war. Though this one wasn't released until mid-'46, it has all the markings. Hotshot bomber pilot Pat (Wade) meets nightclub singer Louise (Langford) and, guess what, they fall in love. Trouble is he's already engaged to conniving, snooty Eileen (Greer) who won't let him go. So romantic complications ensue. In between these, Langford gets to warble a few tunes, while the fast- talking Edwards gets to act the bigshot promoter. Add the always wise-cracking Iris Adrian as somebody or other named Montana, and you've got an entertaining cast. Sure, it's all forgotten 10-minutes later, but in the meantime, the shenanigans go down like a pleasant little snack.


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