Ballad in Blue

  |  Buy to Own: 09/06/2014
  |  85 min
Rated PG by the BBFC
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US blues musician Ray Charles plays himself in this 1960s drama directed by Paul Henreid, star of 'Casablanca' (1942). When a world tour takes burgeoning star Charles to London he befriends a young boy called David (Piers Bishop), who has recently lost his sight. Charles, who experienced a similar fate when he was young, feels great sympathy for David and tries to convince his parents to let the boy travel with him to visit a Parisian eye doctor. Relationship problems and the overprotectiveness of David's mother threaten to prevent the boy receiving treatment until Ray comes up with a cunning plan...