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Bye Bye Birdie 1963 Musical Film | Dick Van Dyke + Janet Leigh

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Bye Bye Birdie plot from IMDb: "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 Bye Bye Birdie trailer can be found online.

Directed by George Sidney

Produced by Fred Kohlmar

Screenplay by Irving Brecher

Based on Bye Bye Birdie by Michael Stewart

Music by Johnny Green

Cinematography: Joseph Biroc

Edited by Charles Nelson

Production company: The Kohlmar-Sidney Company

Distributed by Columbia Pictures

Release date: April 4, 1963

Running time: 112 minutes

Box office: $13.1 million

Cast and Characters:

Janet Leigh as Rosie DeLeon

Dick Van Dyke as Albert Peterson

Ann-Margret as Kim MacAfee

Maureen Stapleton as Mae Peterson

Bobby Rydell as Hugo Peabody[5]

Jesse Pearson as Conrad Birdie

Ed Sullivan as himself

Paul Lynde as Harry MacAfee

Mary LaRoche as Doris MacAfee

Michael Evans as Claude Paisley

Robert Paige as Bob Precht

Gregory Morton as Maestro Borov

Bryan Russell as Randolph MacAfee

Milton Frome as Mr. Maude

Hattie Fair as Edna

Ben Astar as the ballet manager

Uncredited Roles

Frank Sully as Maude's bartender

Trudi Ames as Ursula

Linda Kaye Henning as Nancy

Peter Menefee[6][7] as Harvey Johnson

John Daly as himself

Ray Bloch as The Ed Sullivan Show Orchestra Leader

Kim Darby as an unnamed teenager

Jerry Orbach as Bob, The Ed Sullivan Show Producer

Lorene Yarnell as an unnamed dancer

Elaine Joyce as an unnamed dancer

Jeanette Bollinger as an unnamed dancer

The Ray Bloch Orchestra as The Ed Sullivan Show Orchestra

Bye Bye Birdie Musical Songs:

"Bye Bye Birdie" – Kim

"The Telephone Hour" – Ursula and Sweet Apple Kids

"How Lovely to Be a Woman" – Kim

"We Love/Hate You Conrad" - Kim, Ursula, Hugo and Sweet Apple Kids

"Honestly Sincere" – Conrad

"Hymn for a Sunday Evening" – Harry, Doris, Kim and Randolph

"One Boy" – Kim, Hugo and Rosie

"Put On a Happy Face" – Albert and Rosie

"Kids" – Harry, Mae, Albert and Randolph

"One Last Kiss (Gym Rehearsal)" – Conrad

"A Lot of Livin' to Do" – Conrad, Kim, Hugo and Sweet Apple Kids

"Shriner's Ballet" – Rosie (non-vocal dance number)

"One Last Kiss" – Conrad

"Rosie" – Albert, Rosie, Kim and Hugo

"Bye Bye Birdie (Reprise)" – Kim


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