For the Boys DVD
Starring Bette Midler, James Caan, George Segal, Patrick O'Neal, Christopher Rydell, Norman Fell, Rosemary Murphy, Bud York, Dori Brenner, Jack Sheldon, Arye Gross
Directed by Mark Rydell
Showbiz veterans from the World War 2 era, Eddie Sparks (James Caan) and Dixie Leonard (Bette Midler) are to be given an award at a televised ceremony.
Before the show, Dixie begins to reminisce about her career and long partnership with Eddie which began in 1942 at a USO Christmas show in London.
Eddie took an immediate dislike to her, but their on-stage repartie was a hit with the audience and thus began a long and successful career.
This took them through the War, the McCarthy era and up to the Vietnam War, but all along their off-stage relationship never changed - Dixie even stopped talking to Eddie at one point.
So this reunion for the award ceremony is not something either of them are looking forward to.
- Format: DVD
- Region: 2
- Certification: (15)
- EAN: 5039036058841
- Catalogue number: 0559501000
- Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Ent.
- Release date: 25/02/2013
- Genre: Drama
- Colour: Colour