Blues for Lovers

Overview

Originally titled Blues For Lovers, Ballad in Blue was the last of actor Paul Henreid's theatrical-film directorial efforts. R&B legend Ray Charles plays himself, attempting to help a newly blinded British boy adjust to sightlessness. Charles is no actor, but he has a natural ease and grace that many "real" movie stars might envy. As a bonus, we get to hear him perform such favorites as "What'd I Say?" and "I Got a Woman." Monika Henreid, the daughter of the director, can be...
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Overview

Originally titled Blues For Lovers, Ballad in Blue was the last of actor Paul Henreid's theatrical-film directorial efforts. R&B legend Ray Charles plays himself, attempting to help a newly blinded British boy adjust to sightlessness. Charles is no actor, but he has a natural ease and grace that many "real" movie stars might envy. As a bonus, we get to hear him perform such favorites as "What'd I Say?" and "I Got a Woman." Monika Henreid, the daughter of the director, can be seen in a minor role.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/12/2010
  • UPC: 012236107552
  • Original Release: 1966
  • Rating:

  • Source: Lions Gate
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Bonus CD / Subtitled / B&W / Pan & Scan
  • Time: 1:25:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 62,247

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ray Charles Himself
Tom Bell Steve Collins
Mary Peach Peggy Harrison
Dawn Addams Gina Graham
Piers Bishop David
Monika Henreid Antonia
Betty McDowall Mrs. Babbidge
Joe Adams Fred
Vernon Hayden Headmaster
Leo McCabe Doctor Leger
Anne Padwick Bus Conductress
Lucy Appleby
Technical Credits
Paul Henreid Director, Original Story, Screenwriter
Stanley Black Score Composer
Herman Blaser Producer
Bob Huke Cinematographer
Ray Poulton Editor
Alexander Salkind Original Story, Screenwriter
Burton Wohl Original Story, Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Music Makers: Ballad in Blue
1. Opening Credits [2:26]
2. Hit the Road Jack [4:20]
3. Ride Home [3:14]
4. David's Gift [8:36]
5. Concert [9:52]
6. Looking For Mr. Charles [8:36]
7. Returning Home [4:43]
8. Gina's Party [4:44]
9. Going Away [5:55]
10. Working With Ray [5:39]
11. Gina's Visit [4:14]
12. A Day in Paris [5:11]
13. Guest of Honor [4:19]
14. Letting Go [5:48]
15. The Surgery [9:42]
16. End Credits [:55]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Music Makers: Ballad in Blue
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   Scene Selection
   Set Up
      English Subtitles - On
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      Spanish Subtitles - On
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