Bye Bye Birdie is a 1963 musical comedy film from Columbia Pictures. It is a film adaptation of the stage production of the same name. The screenplay was written by Michael Stewart and Irving Brecher, with music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Lee Adams.
(after Kim has dyed her hair) Harry McAfee: You dare defy your mother? Kim McAfee: Well, it's my hair. Harry McAfee: Not till you're 21!
Ballet manager: This ballet has historic significance. It was performed the same day as the funeral of the Tzar. Lenin himself made the arrangement. Albert Peterson: Lenin arranged music? Ballet manager: No, funerals.
Ballet manager: Who sent you here, Senator Goldwater?
|Release Date||4 April 1963|
|Genre||Musical, Family, Comedy|
|Filming Locations||Greek Theatre, Griffith Park - 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Sound Mix||Mono, 4-Track Stereo, 70 mm 6-Track|
|Film Class||Teen Movie, Showbiz Comedy|
|Themes||Small-Town Life, Musician's Life, Mothers and Daughters, Fathers and Daughters, Parenthood|
|Tones||Light, Affectionate, Springlike, Bright, Whimsical, Upbeat, Humorous, Goofy|