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For the Boys - Region 1

Description: For the Boys is a lumpy attempt to create an old-fashioned backstage drama, replete with classic showbiz feuds, breakups and make-ups, and the often inexplicable adoration of fictional fans toward characters with dubious star appeal. Released under a cloud of accusations that the story was ripped off from the life of USO stalwart Martha Raye (who had been attempting to get an autobiographical film project set up), For the Boys didn't improve its public relations by being, well, not very good. Bette Midler stars as Dixie Leonard, a singer plucked from obscurity by song-and-dance man Eddie Sparks (James Caan) while on a USO tour d ... (more)
Manufacturer: Twentieth Century Fox
Release date: 16 April 2001
Number of discs: 1
UPC: 024543013778
Tags: War (2), Musical (2), Relationships (2), Bette Midler (2), Musicals (1), War Drama (1)
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