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Bye Bye Birdie
Directed by:
George Sidney

Starring Janet Leigh, Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret, Maureen Stapleton, Bobby Rydell and Jesse Pearson, "Bye Bye Birdie" (also known as "Ciao ciao Birdie") is a Musical/Family/Comedy film directed by George Sidney, and written by Irving Brecher (screenplay), released on April 04 of 1963 in the USA.

Who directed "Bye Bye Birdie":

Bye Bye Birdie was directed by George Sidney, an American director, and producer.

Before Bye Bye Birdie, George Sidney had directed Pepe, released in 1960, Who Was That Lady? (1960), Pal Joey (1957), Jeanne Eagels (1957), The Eddy Duchin Story (1956), and Jupiter's Darling (1955). Since, he directed Viva Las Vegas, released in 1964, The Swinger (1966).

What was the release date of "Bye Bye Birdie":

Bye Bye Birdie was initally released in the United States on Thursday, April 04, 1963. Also released on Thursday, April 04, 1963 has been El Lazarillo de Tormes (dir. César Fernández Ardavín). This was fifty-six (56) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, July 10, 1963 in France; Friday, March 13, 1964 in Germany; Thursday, September 05, 1963 in Italy and on Saturday, October 26, 1963 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Bye Bye Birdie":

At the casting of Bye Bye Birdie we find Janet Leigh, previously seen in The Manchurian Candidate (1962) and Pepe (1960); Dick Van Dyke (What a Way to Go! (1964), Mary Poppins (1964)); Ann-Margret (State Fair (1962), Pocketful of Miracles (1961)) [ more... ]

  • Ann-Margret, Mary LaRoche and Milton Frome also appeared together in The Swinger, released in 1966.
  • Maureen Stapleton and Dick Van Dyke also appeared together in The Runner Stumbles, released in 1979.
  • Milton Frome and Dick Van Dyke can be seen in What a Way to Go!, released in 1964.

What is the Storyline of "Bye Bye Birdie":

Conrad Birdie (Jesse Pearson), a popular rock and roll star, receives an Army draft notice, devastating his teenage fans across the nation. Albert Peterson (Dick Van Dyke) is an unsuccessful songwriter, the family business, although he has a doctorate in biochemistry. He schemes with his secretary and long-suffering girlfriend Rosie DeLeon (Janet Leigh) to have Birdie sing a song Albert will write, but Birdie's conscription puts a halt to the plan. Rosie, however, convinces Ed Sullivan to have Birdie sing a [...]

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