The Last of the Blonde Bombshells

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The Last of the Blonde Bombshells is a 2000 British-American television film directed by Gillies MacKinnon. The script by Alan Plater focuses on the efforts of a recently widowed woman to re-unite the members of the World War II-era swing band with... read more
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The Last of the Blonde Bombshells is a 2000 British-American television film directed by Gillies MacKinnon. The script by Alan Plater focuses on the efforts of a recently widowed woman to re-unite the members of the World War II-era swing band with which she played saxophone. It features Carry On actress Joan Sims in her final acting performance before her death in 2001, and Romola Garai in her first professional role. The film was a joint project of BBC Films and HBO. It premiered in the US on 26 August, and in the UK on 3 September.

Original Release

08/26/2000

Cast

Directors

Gillies Mackinnon

Writers

Alan Plater

Cast

Producers

Frank Doelger Executive Producer
Deirdre Keir Executive Producer
Simon Wright Executive Producer
Su Armstrong Producer
Analisa Barreto Producer

Editors

Pia Di Ciaula

2001 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Won
2001 Emmy Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2001 Emmy Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2001 Emmy Outstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2001 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2001 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
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