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Teddy Cooper
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Jyoti Dhembre ...
Iyah (Nanny)
Sumant Mastaher ...
Jalal (Head Bearer)
Tom Alter ...
Gilbert Wilson
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Story about a WWII wife & mother who joins a local dance band to provide for family while husband at war. Romantic involvement with one of the band members make her decisions difficult when husband returns from war. Story watches the progression of the band as it grows into a popular, successful recording and touring group. Excellent music and soundtrack. Written by George Carmichael <George.Carmichael@ualberta.ca>

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21 September 1990 (UK)  »

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BĂșcsĂșblues  »

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$161,323 (USA)
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Bye Bye Blues
Written by Fred Hamm, Dave Bennett, Bert Lown, and Chauncey Gray
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2 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

A touching and absorbing story about coming to grips with reality: sometimes people get to live the way they want; more often they find themselves living the way they must, because their economic and emotional survival depends upon their being able to do so. When priorities change suddenly, radically, and against one's will, the situation becomes especially stressful. There are those who learn to cope, and those who fall by the wayside; either of the foregoing includes every one of us.

You will be deeply involved in this woman's conflicts. You will admire her, and care very much about what happens to her. It's a shame that this beautiful picture is obscure. Everything about it works.


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