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Al Bowlly - the Very Thought of You

Profile of the debonair 1930s crooner Al Bowlly. Listening to his songs today, one is transported back to the dreams, aspirations and style of the inter-war years. The film tells the colourful and chaotic story of how a South African barber travelled halfway across the world to become Britain's first pop star. From busking on the streets of London to his own radio show in New York, it tells how Bowlly led a life of extraordinary success that ultimately ended in disappointment and tragedy.

1 hour

Last on

Mon 19 Oct 2009 22:00

Credits

Role Contributor
DirectorRhodri Huw
ProducerRhodri Huw
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