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The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (2000)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  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
Felicity Dean ...
Patricia
Nicholas Palliser ...
Edward (as Nicholas Pallister)
Valentine Pelka ...
Leslie
Carla MacKinnon ...
Carol
Dom Chapman ...
Paul
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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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26 August 2000 (USA)  »

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

Elizabeth: Oh shut your face. Go to Scotland and come back with a trumpet player.
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Featured in The Unforgettable Joan Sims (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Music by Duke Ellington
Lyrics by Irving Mills
Performed by Cleo Laine
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Absolutely delightful
24 September 2001 | by (Denver, CO) – See all my reviews

I'm so glad I happened to see this video at the store. I was looking for some happy movies and this one turned out to be a true gem. I loved that the movie, a love story of sorts, wasn't about some beautiful twenty-somethings; rather, it's a story of some beautiful sixty-somethings, who used used to be twenty-somethings. It's a good, well written, and wonderfully acted story with fabulous WWII band music thrown in as well. It's also got a delightful surprise in it for Scottish castle lovers. It left me smiling and ready to watch it again, which I did a couple more times before I turned it in. I highly recommend it.


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