Bye Bye Blues (1989)

Bye Bye Blues


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In this well-wrought drama, WW II dramatically changes the lives of the Cooper family when its patriarch is called to battle, captured, and sent to a Japanese POW camp. Back at home the heretofore coddled wife, who doesn't know if her husband is still alive, must somehow figure out how to support her family and carry on in the British tradition of courage and dignity under pressure. Her solution is to join a swing band. As she becomes increasingly confident and independent, she begins wondering … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Written By: Anne Wheeler


as Teddy Cooper

as Daisy Cooper

as Max Gramley

as Slim Godfrey

as Frances Cooper

as Mary Wright

as Doreen Cooper

as Lady Wilson

as Bernie Bitzer

as Richard Cooper Age 9

as Emma Cooper

as Saxophone Player

as Will Wright

as Drunk Woman

as Arthur Wright
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Charts a young Canadian wife's valiant struggle to express her creativity while her husband is away during World War II.

Full Review… | September 1, 2002
Spirituality and Practice

September 10, 2005

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

January 1, 2000
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