Classic Movie Hub (CMH)
 

Bye Bye Birdie Overview:

Bye Bye Birdie (1963) was a Musical - Family Film directed by George Sidney and produced by Fred Kohlmar.

Academy Awards 1963 --- Ceremony Number 36 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringJohn GreenNominated
.

BlogHub Articles:

Musical Monday: Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

on Jun 25, 2018 From Comet Over Hollywood

It’s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week’s musical: Bye Bye Birdie (1963) – Musi... Read full article


Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 27, 2018 From 4 Star Films

Bye Bye Birdie has sunshiny singalong written all over it even before we know the premise. The fact that it’s about the frenzy following the draft notice of a beloved hunky teenage heartthrob Conrad Birdie (a knowing amalgamation of Conway Twitty and Elvis) doesn’t help its case much. It... Read full article


Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 27, 2018 From 4 Star Films

Bye Bye Birdie has sunshiny singalong written all over it even before we know the premise. The fact that it’s about the frenzy following the draft notice of a beloved hunky teenage heartthrob Conrad Birdie (a knowing amalgamation of Conway Twitty and Elvis) doesn’t help its case much. It... Read full article


Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

By Beatrice on Dec 17, 2017 From Flickers in Time

Bye Bye Birdie Directed by George Sidney Written by Irving Brecher from a book by Michael Stewart 1963/USA Columbia Pictures Corporation/Kohlmar-Sidney Productions Repeat viewing/Amazon Instant This blast from the past is enjoyable, if for no other reason, watching Ann-Margret take off! Albert F Pet... Read full article


Bye Bye Birdies

By Beatrice on Nov 10, 2014 From Flickers in Time

Despite a few days of non-stop rain, it was a good trip.  The highlight of the birding portion was this gorgeous creature.  Not my photo, but it could have been if my camera battery had not died, dammit! Altamira Oriole I managed to watch quite a few B movies and documentaries from 1944 on my iPad w... Read full article


See all Bye Bye Birdie articles

Quotes from

Albert Peterson: [singing] Oh one last kiss... there never was such bliss... I love your dentifrice!


Kim McAfee: Harry, do you have a cigarette? I've run out.
Harry McAfee: So have I, how 'bout my pipe?


Harry McAfee: Nice? Heh HEH! I know that show business crowd - probably living in sin.


read more quotes from Bye Bye Birdie...

Facts about

The sheet music of Birdie's next hit song, "Mumbo Jumbo Gooey Gumbo," which Albert picks up from the piano in his first scene, is the same music as the title tune, "Bye Bye Birdie."
Rita Moreno was the initial choice for the role of Rosie, but turned down the part.
Albert's music company is called "ALMAELOU." This is an amalgam of his name, his mother's name, and his late father's name.
read more facts about Bye Bye Birdie...
Share this page:
Next Airing on TCM
Bye Bye Birdie (1963) Sun. 27 Jan. 02:15 PM EST

See Today's TCM Schedule >>
Best Music - Scoring Oscar 1963











See more Academy Awards>>
Also directed by George Sidney




More about George Sidney >>
Also produced by Fred Kohlmar




More about Fred Kohlmar >>
Also released in 1963




See All 1963 films >>
More "Based on Play" films



See All "Based on Play" films >>
More "Show Business" films



See All "Show Business" films >>
More "True Story (based on)" films



See All "True Story (based on)" films >>
More "Army" films



See All "Army" films >>