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Buddy's Song (1991)

R | | Drama, Music | 1 March 1991 (UK)
Buddy is an aspiring teenager who is a very good musician and has pressure to go further than his Dad's teddy boy rocker days. However when his father is sent away for a year for covering ... See full summary »

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Terry
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Buddy
Sharon Duce ...
Carol
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Des
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Bobby Rosen
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Julius
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Jason
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Mike
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Glenn
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Adrian
Liza Walker ...
Elaine
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Dawn
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Kelly
Sandy Ford ...
Paul (Hi-Tones)
Trevor T. Smith ...
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Buddy is an aspiring teenager who is a very good musician and has pressure to go further than his Dad's teddy boy rocker days. However when his father is sent away for a year for covering up for criminal Des it puts further strain on the family relationship. When Terry is released things get steadily harder while Buddy's career gets rosier. Written by bob the moo

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The film that showcased Chesney Hawkes most famous number "The One and Only"; the title is ironic because it was the one and only thing Hawkes did that was a hit. See more »

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Follows Buddy (1986) See more »

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The One and Only
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A slightly sleepy but otherwise endearing film
2 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

I think the reason why there are no comments for this film other than this , is probably because no-one has actually seen it. I think it may have only been on TV once, in perhaps 1992 - and since then it has drifted into the dusty recesses of the BBC archives.

Is this a shame? Well, while there are certainly better films to be watched than this- this does have some charms of its own. Chesney Hawkes, the two-hit wonder of the early nineties is OK in his only feature role to date, and Roger Daltrey is predictably cast to type.

My recollections of this film are that it is a pleasant enough way to spend two hours, although I suspect if I were to see it again I may judge it as a contrived and suspect piece of trite. Who knows?

Trust my memory. If it's on, and you're bored - give it a shot. Nothing to lose except two hours of your life, right?


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