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Arclight Presents…BYE BYE BIRDIE


Monday, October 24th @ 8:00pm at Arclight Hollywood

Arclight Presents...BYE BYE BIRDIE

George Sidney's adaptation of the satiric Broadway musical smash by Michael Stewart, Charles Strouse, and Lee Adams -- about an Elvis Presley-inspired rock star, who is drafted into the army and who creates a near-riot in a small Midwestern town when he stops there for one last publicity junket -- takes good-natured swipes at popular culture, rock n' roll, and American family life. Dick van Dyke re-creates his Broadway role of Albert Peterson, a down-on-his-luck songwriter for the rock-n'-roll idol Conrad Birdie (Jesse Pearson). When Birdie is drafted into the army, Peterson is worried about his future as a songwriter. Run time: 112 minutes

Director(s) George Sidney
Cast Janet Leigh, Ann- Margret, Dick Van Dyke