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
It's never too late for an encore.
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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
I have sung for my supper for half a lifetime, and I've done it all without rehearsal.
"Taking a Chance on Love"
Music by Vernon Duke
Lyrics by John La Touche
and Ted Fetter
Performed by Cleo Laine
and Her Trio See more