Rock-and-roll icon Conrad Birdie is about to go into the Army, and plans are being made to arrange his final going-away concert.

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When heartthrob music star Conrad Birdie heads off to war, a plan is hatched to give one lucky fan a chance to send him off with one last kiss.

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Rock-and-roll icon Conrad Birdie is about to go into the Army, and plans are being made to arrange his final going-away concert.

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The first adaptation to include the title song as part of the story (a group of teenage girls sing it near the beginning as a farewell to Conrad Birdie). The song is not part of the original Broadway score and was added for the 1963 film. In that version, Ann-Margret sang the song as a prelude and reprised it as the film ended. See more »

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The telephone that Albert J. Peterson (Jason Alexander) uses in Harry MacAfee's (George Wendt) home has a modern plug-in cord, which was not yet in use in the period in which this film is set. See more »

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Version of Bye Bye Birdie (1963) See more »

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Spanish Rose
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Lee Adams
Sung by Vanessa Williams
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Bye Bye Birdie, 1995 version
8 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just recently bought the DVD of the original Bye Bye Birdie with Ann-Margret and Dick Van Dyke. Then I noticed the horrible casting of the 1995 version!! Let's face it. I'm Jewish but this is another movie where white Anglo Saxon Protestants should rule! Dick Van Dyke is a charming man. Even more so in his recent Diagnosis: Murder and Murder 101 series. (No, I am not gay.) The guy from Seinfeld was better in the chicken commercials. He's fine but he cannot replace Dick Van Dyke. And I seriously doubt whether anyone can replace the vivacious lovely Ann-Margret! Many people liked Paul Lynde but a heavy overweight guy like George Wendt does not so service to this series> Bad things about this musical: too much cariacature of "Birdie." He was so one-dimensional and only one weird song! Overplayed also is the stereotypical Jewish mother of Maureen Stapleton.

I preferred seeing a stronger more present "Birdie!"

And the ending where he's hit by the boyfriend does bother me!!


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