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
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 »
Our sole purpose is to get the band back together.
You got a gig?
Posters go up next month.
What is it?
Well, it's my granddaughter's school dance.
A school dance? I never played school dances even when I was at school.
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This film was in one word amazing! I have only seen it twice and have been hunting it everywhere. A beautiful ensemble of older screen gems who still have that energy. Judy Denchs ability to carry the whole film was amazing. Her subtle chemistry with the knight in stolen armour was great
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