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Leanna Taylor
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Hank
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Bobby
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Ruby
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Thelma Russell
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(as Peggy Walton Walker)
Christopher Strand
Ed Bruce
Teegan Eley ...
Young Leanna Taylor (as Teagan Eley)
Mary Donnelly-Haskell ...
(as Mary Donnelly Haskell)
Bob Morrison ...
Leanna's Father
Joe Keenan ...
Rev. Joseph Taft
Charlie Monk ...
Peter McNally
Brian Mathis ...
John Conroy
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Birthday Stripper
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A popular Nashville performer wants national recognition, but is hampered by her controlling boy friend - manager and events from her past. Finally, by turning to her guitarist, she finds the resolve to face her troubles - including her long estranged mother and the death of her estranged father, who had tried to control her career in her early days. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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La canción de Leanna  »

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Lyrics by Jefferson Hascall and music by William B. Bradbury
Performed by Dolly Parton
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12 July 2004 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

Singer, Leanna Taylor, is in a comfortable rut; touring with her band, singing at the same places and living with her manager of 15 years, who, as the movie unfolds, is seen to be a manipulating father figure.

Into this mix a couple of new elements are added; a new band member who sees her genuine talent with fresh eyes, word that her father (whom she hasn't seen in 25 years) has died, and a talent scout spots her and relights a hope of going the next step in her career.

With flash backs that explain her personal history, she finds herself moving away from the her safe place and opening her eyes to what maybe out there for her now, if she's willing to take the chance. The music is delightful, the acting is believable. The ending is not a disappointment to the romantic hearted.


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