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The Buddy Holly Story

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Original title
The Buddy Holly Story
Year
Running time
113 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Robert Gittler, John Goldrosen (Story: Alan Swyer)
Music
Joe Renzetti
Cinematography
Stevan Larner
Cast
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Producer
ECA / Innovisions
Genre
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.
Awards
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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