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 remember playing in the Metropole Ballroom. Mares eat oats and does eat oats. And knowing that at any moment a large bomb could fall on my head and blow us all to hell and back.
The Boy Next Door
Written by Hugh Martin
and Ralph Blane
Performed by Don Chapman See more