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The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Music  -  26 August 2000 (USA)
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A woman tries to reunite the swing band she played with during WWII.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Elizabeth
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Patrick
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Madeleine
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Dinah
Cleo Laine ...
Gwen
Joan Sims ...
Betty
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Evelyn
June Whitfield ...
Annie
Thelma Ruby ...
Vera
Millie Findlay ...
Joanna (Elizabeth's granddaughter)
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Patricia
Nicholas Palliser ...
Edward (as Nicholas Pallister)
Valentine Pelka ...
Leslie
Carla MacKinnon ...
Carol
Dom Chapman ...
Paul (street musician)
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After Elizabeth's husband dies, she begins to play her tenor saxophone again, and remembers when she was 15 and a member of the Blonde Bombshells, an all-girl (with one exception) swing band. Accompanied by the exception and urged on by her grand-daughter, Elizabeth hunts up all the old members of the band and urges them to perform, and in doing so, learns more than she knew about the band, its members, the roses on the drum set, and herself--the last of the Blonde Bombshells. Written by Kathy Li

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It's never too late for an encore.

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Rated PG-13 for some strong language | See all certifications »
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Also Known As:

Az utolsó szőke bombázó  »

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The film contains the last acting performance of Joan Sims. See more »

Goofs

When the girls are walking across the rubble after the bombings we see one of the girls in a red coat wearing trainers. See more »

Quotes

[At the crematorium, according to the late George's wishes the song 'Magic Moments' is played]
Patricia: Are you alright?
Elizabeth: As well as can be expected.
Patricia: If you want to cry, go ahead.
Elizabeth: I just hate this fucking tune.
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Featured in The Unforgettable Joan Sims (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Chattanooga Choo Choo
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Performed by The Blonde Bombshells
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Thank you for a First Class Movie, Judi Dench and Exquisite Cast
29 September 2000 | by (Eureka Springs, Arkansas) – See all my reviews

This was a wonderfully clever and entertaining movie that I shall never tire of watching many, many times. The casting was magnificent in matching up the young with the older characters. There are those of us out here who really do appreciate good actors and an intelligent story format. As for Judi Dench, she is beautiful and a gift to any kind of production in which she stars. I always make a point to see Judi Dench in all her performances. She is a superb actress and a pleasure to watch as each transformation of her character comes to life. I can only be grateful when I see such an outstanding picture for most of the motion pictures made more recently lack good characters, good scripts and good acting. The movie public needs heroes, not deviant manikins, who lack ingenuity and talent. How wonderful to see old favorites like Leslie Caron, Olympia Dukakis and Cleo Laine. I would like to see this movie win the awards it deserves. Thank you again for a tremendous night of entertainment. I congratulate the writer, director, producer, and all those who did such a fine job.


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