Approved | | Comedy, Musical
A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted.
The lineup for the fictitious Ed Sullivan Show for May 8 includes John Glenn, the Marine Band, Kim Novak, Richard Nixon, Jerry Lewis, the Moscow Ballet, and Conrad Birdie. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) aired on Sunday nights, and May 8th would not fall on Sunday until 1966.
This ballet has historic significance. It was performed the same day as the funeral of the Tzar. Lenin himself made the arrangement.
Albert Peterson: Lenin arranged music?
Ballet manager: No, funerals.
After singing the final line of "One Boy," Rosie sits down on the balcony steps and wraps her arms around a support post. As the camera pulls away near a tree branch, the film cuts to a different take and Rosie's hands aren't in the same position as they were a split second before.
There is no "The End" credit or cast list at the end of the film. Ann-Margret simply sings an on-screen reprise of the song "Bye Bye Birdie" at the end, and then says " 'Bye, now!".
English, Russian, Cantonese
25 May 2016 5:33 PM, -05:00
Beth Howland, Vera on Alice, Passes Away at 74
25 May 2016 2:14 PM, -05:00
Variety - TV News
Beth Howland, Who Played Vera on Sitcom ‘Alice,’ Dies at 74
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