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A group of graduating students from a midwestern high school comes to New York City on a trip to celebrate the impending end of school. The students include: Roger Ellis, an ambitious teen aiming for success in big business; David, an aspiring rock star; Judy Matheson, a stagestruck coed actress wannabe; Denise, a free-spirited girl hoping to obtain a degree of sophistication; Fred, a lotharo looking for any Big City woman to be with; and Jon Lipton, a would-be artist hoping to make it big. Mickey Rooney also appears briefly as himself during the backstage scene at the play "Sugar Babies." Written by Anonymous

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When they depart from a school that is supposed to be in Youngstown Ohio, we can clearly see the Hudson river and Tappan Zee Bridge in Westchester County, NY. See more »

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Rhapsody In Blue
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A pleasant trip, which was a pleasant surprise.
1 July 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I expected the usual sub-adolescent hi-jinks....anybody would, I guess, with that title.... and discovered instead a thoughtful little made-for-TV minor classic. I can recommend this heartily for its characterizations of a likeable and naive group of high school seniors, all together for the last time before setting out separately in the world, visiting New York all wide-eyed, and gaining insight into their soon-to-end adolescence and soon-to-commence responsibilities. Among the vignettes you'll see people you knew, or thought you did. And you might see yourself at that vulnerable age. An excellent study of a generation, and I highly recommend this generally-forgotten film which I never forgot.


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