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Encyclopedia > The Fabulous Baker Boys

The Fabulous Baker Boys is a 1989 film about two brothers who perform a duo piano show together in small clubs. They hire a singer to keep their act current. The woman they hire causes tensions between them. See also: 1988 in film, other events of 1989, 1990 in film, list of years in film. Events Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ...

Written and directed by Steven Kloves with cinematography by Michael Ballhaus, it features real-life brothers Jeff and Beau Bridges as well as Ellie Raab and Michelle Pfeiffer in a rare singing role. Although the film is set in the present, its look, mood, and dialogue reflect a nostalgia for films of the 1940s. Although literally it means writing in light, the term cinematography is generally understood as the art and process of recording visual images for the cinema (with a camera) and later developping those images in a laboratory. ... Jeffrey Leon Bridges (born December 4, 1949 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor. ... Beau Bridges, actually born Lloyd Vernet Bridges III on December 9, 1941, is an American actor. ... Michelle Pfeiffer on the cover of Newsweek Michelle Pfeiffer (born April 29, 1958) is an American actress and singer. ...

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Michelle Pfeiffer), Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing and Best Music, Original Score. Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Academy Award for Best Actress is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is awarded each year to a cinematographer for his work in one particular motion picture. ... The Academy Award for Film Editing was first given for films issued in 1934. ... From Rule Sixteen of the Special Rules for The Music Awards Original Score: An original score is a substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer. ...

Tagline: For 31 years it's been just the Fabulous Baker Boys... but times change.

External links

  • The Fabulous Baker Boys (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097322/) at the Internet Movie Database
  • A fan site (http://fabulousbakers.tripod.com/ab/bakerboys/entry.html)

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The Fabulous Baker Boys have this little room in a tract house in the suburbs.
SUSIE “A lot of shoes, A lot of rice, The groom is nervous, He answers twice, It’s really killin’, The boy’s so willin’, To make whoopie...” As Jack knocks hell out of the bridge, Susie melts onto the piano like a kitten, stretching out languorously on her back.
While Frank Baker was home putting the kids to sleep last night, little brother Jack was out dusting off his dreams for a few minutes.
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