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The Buddy Holly Story

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Original title
The Buddy Holly Story
Running time
113 min.
United States United States
Robert Gittler, John Goldrosen (Story: Alan Swyer)
Joe Renzetti
Stevan Larner
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ECA / Innovisions
Drama. Musical | Biography. Music
Synopsis / Plot
The musical career of Buddy Holly is chronicled, from the days when "Peggy Sue" was "Cindy Lou," a song about his first girlfriend, to the meteoric run of "That'll Be The Day" up the charts, to his marriage, breakup with the Crickets, reunion with the Crickets, and untimely death.
1978: Oscar: Best Original Song of la OST. 3 Nominations
1978: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Actor - Comedy/Musical (Gary Busey)
1978: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Actor (Gary Busey)
1979: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Most Outstanding Newcomer to Film (Gary Busey)
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