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Jenny Bowman is a successful singer who, while on an engagement at the London Palladium, visits David Donne to see her son Matt again, spending a few glorious days with him while his father... See full summary »

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Jenny Bowman is a successful singer who, while on an engagement at the London Palladium, visits David Donne to see her son Matt again, spending a few glorious days with him while his father is away in Rome in an attempt to attain the family that she never had. When David returns, Matt is torn between his loyalty to his father and his affection for Jenny. Written by John Teo <jt224@cam.ac.uk>

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Miss Judy Garland will sing for you See more »

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11 October 1963 (Finland)  »

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The Lonely Stage  »

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Trivia

Producers' original choice for the Dirk Bogarde role was Laurence Olivier. See more »

Quotes

David Donne: Just hang on to that, will you, hang on to it.
Jenny Bowman: Well I've hung on to every bit of rubbish there is to hang on to in life. And I've thrown all the good bits away. Now can you tell me why I do that?
David Donne: No, no I can't tell you why you do that. But I can tell you this, you are going to be late.
Jenny Bowman: I don't care!
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Edited into Chop Suey (2001) See more »

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I COULD GO ON SINGING
Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
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Please explain the ending to me
27 October 2002 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I loved this film. I saw it on cable last night and I had never seen it before. My father was a big Judy Garland fan. I went to see her at Forest Hills concert when I was 14 with my parents. Of course at that age, I was in to Rock and roll but she was terrific anyway. My question is as follows: The end of this picture has Dirk Bogarde telling her he really loves her and she tells him. Do you really mean it? I mean if you don't mean it, I'll die" And then he says, Yes, I really mean it! He goes on to explain that they fell in love at the wrong time, etc. etc. What the hell is he saying to her. Are they going to wind up together. Is he marrying her? Will she be able to raise her child with him? They left you hanging. Maybe I missed something but all she did was go on stage and sing the last song and then it said "The End" Please tell me how this movie really ended. E-mail me at ELIZ7212@aol.com. Thanks, Melody


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