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For the Boys

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Original title
For the Boys
Running time
148 min.
United States United States
Marshall Brickman, Neal Jimenez, Lindy Laub
Dave Grusin
Stephen Goldblatt
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All Girl. Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Musical. Drama. Comedy
Synopsis / Plot
With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they tour from North Africa to the Pacific to act for "the boys". Later they continue their work but when the author Silver gets involved into McCarthy's campaign and is being fired by Eddie, Dixie turns away from him, too.
1991: Nominated for Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Bette Midler)
1991: Golden Globes: Best Actress - Comedy/Musical (Bette Midler). 2 Nominations
1991: Chicago Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Actress (Bette Midler)
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