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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. His crew paints 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. His crew paints her picture on his bomber, the "Bamboo Blonde" and he becomes a hero. His crew sinks a Japanese battleship and shoots down a Japanese fighter wing. A War Bond tour finds the Pilot and his crew back in New York. Where the is trouble between the Bamboo Blone and his Fiancée. 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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Right Along about Evening
Written by Mort Greene and Lew Pollack
Sung by Frances Langford, Paul Harvey, Ralph Edwards, Iris Adrian and Regian Wallace
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Pleasant Little Snack
8 July 2011 | by 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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