Jean Butler, Mineola, Long Island, NY, USA., born actress/dancer/
choreographer, is now on cable TV in North America, in
Terrance Ryan's, 1996, movie, The Brylcreem Boys:
Unfortunately, it appears to only be running on "Starz
Encore" Premium Cable Channel.
It will next run at 10:55 am EST on Thursday September 3.
"However, the festival turkey just had to be Terence Ryan's
risible The Brylcreem Boys, which jettisons any remotely
interesting potential in its scenario of British, Canadian and
German soldiers held in the same prisoner-of-war camp in
neutral Ireland in the early 1940s.
Gombeen men abound among the Irish characters, of
whom Gabriel Byrne is the camp's commander, while the
prisoners are tired archetypes played by Bill Campbell,
William McNamara, Angus MacFayden and John Gordon
"Riverdance star Jean Butler makes her acting début in the
movie - as the Oirish lass tentatively involved with a Canadian
prisoner (Campbell) and a German (MacFayden) - and she
choreographs the dance sequences in which the movie briefly
comes to life. As a POW escape movie, The Brylcreem Boys is
far removed from the thrills of The Great Escape and it might
more aptly have been titled The Bridge On The River Dance."
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Lowell McFarland <[log in to unmask]>