Boy in Blue

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Boy in Blue ★½ 1986 (R)

A “Rocky”-esque biography of Canadian speed-rower Ned Hanlan, who set aside lackluster pursuits to turn to rowing. 97m/C VHS, DVD . CA Nicolas Cage, Christopher Plummer, David Naughton, Cynthia Dale, Melody Anderson, James B. Douglas; D: Charles Jarrott; W: Douglas Bowie; C: Pierre Mignot; M: Roger Webb.