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For the Boys
Directed by:
Mark Rydell

Directed by Mark Rydell, and written by Marshall Brickman (screenplay), "For the Boys" (also known as "Giorni di gloria... giorni d'amore", "For the Boys - Tage des Ruhms, Tage der Liebe") is a Comedy/Drama/Musical film, released on November 22 of 1991 in the USA . Bette Midler is starring, alongside James Caan, George Segal, Patrick O'Neal, Christopher Rydell and Arye Gross.

Laughter and tears. Tragedy and triumph. They lived it all. For the boys.

Who is the director of "For the Boys":

For the Boys was directed by Mark Rydell, an American director, producer, and actor.

Before directing For the Boys, Mark Rydell had directed The River, released in 1984, On Golden Pond (1981), The Rose (1979), Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976), Cinderella Liberty (1973), and The Cowboys (1972). Since, he directed Intersection, released in 1994, Even Money (2006).

When was "For the Boys" released:

For the Boys was initally released in the United States on Friday, November 22, 1991. Other films released on Friday, November 22, 1991 are The Addams Family (dir. Barry Sonnenfeld) and An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (dir. Phil Nibbelink and Simon Wells). This was twenty-seven (27) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, February 05, 1992 in France; Thursday, February 06, 1992 in Germany; Friday, June 12, 1992 in Spain and on Thursday, January 16, 1992 in Australia.

What is the casting of "For the Boys":

At the casting of For the Boys we find Bette Midler, previously seen in Scenes from a Mall (1991) and Stella (1990); James Caan (The Dark Backward (1991), Misery (1990)); George Segal (Look Who's Talking (1989), Run for Your Life (1988)) [ more... ]

  • James Caan, Christopher Rydell and Michael Greene also worked together in Harry and Walter Go to New York, released in 1976.
  • Richard Portnow and Shannon Wilcox also worked together in Seven, released in 1995.
  • Michael Greene and Bette Midler also worked together in Down and Out in Beverly Hills, released in 1986.

What is the Storyline of "For the Boys":

In the early 1990s, retired entertainer Dixie Leonard (Midler) has a commitment to attend a Hollywood ceremony being televised live to honor her and longtime show-biz partner Eddie Sparks (Caan).

When a young man from the TV show comes to pick her up, Dixie balks. She explains what brought Eddie and her together and drove them apart. The bulk of the film is an extended flashback.

Dixie tells the story of how during World War II, she received an offer to go overseas and become a part of Eddie's [...]

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