Bye, Bye, Birdie

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Bye, Bye, Birdie ★★★ 1963

Energized and sweet film version of the Broadway musical about a teen rock and roll idol (Pearson doing Elvis) coming to a small town to see one of his fans before he leaves for the army. The film that made Ann-Margret a star. DBye Bye Birdie; The Telephone Hour; How Lovely to be a Woman; Honestly Sincere; One Boy; Put on a Happy Face; Kids; One Last Kiss; A Lot of Livin' to Do. 112m/C VHS, DVD . Dick Van Dyke, Janet Leigh, Ann-Margret, Paul Lynde, Bobby Rydell, Maureen Stapleton, Ed Sullivan, Trudi Ames, Jesse Pearson; D: George Sidney; W: Irving Brecher; C: Joseph Biroc; M: Johnny Green.