[Dixielandjazz] FW: [australian-dance-bands] Bye Bye Blues (1989)
Wed, 14 Aug 2002 13:38:21 +1000
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From: "denis king" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Australian Dance Bands" <email@example.com>
Subject: [australian-dance-bands] Bye Bye Blues (1989)
Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2002 12:36 PM
This interesting Canadian musical film of World War 2 is sure to
Friday 16th. August at 10.30pm on Foxtel Channel 24 ( Hallmark )
running time 2 hours!
Title: "Bye Bye Blues" ( Released 9th. September 1989 at the Toronto
Film Festival )
Location shooting, in & around Edmonton & Rowley Alberta, Canada
Featuring: Rebecca Jenkins & Robyn Stevan who won Best Actress &
Supporting Actress for this film, the said film also won a host of
Plot Summary: Its the story of a Wife & Mother who joins a local dance
band to provide for family while husband at war. Story watches the
progression of the band as it grows into a popular, successful
recording & touring group. Excellent music & soundtrack.
Trombone work by Bob Stroup
Soundtrack Orchestrations by George Blondheim
Some user comments: Superbly poignant, heartwrenching!!
Possibly the best Canadian film ever shot!. This warm, real look at WW2
life abroad & on the home front is a visual and an emotional tour de