Ballad in Blue 57 years old

Ballad in Blue

Ray Charles plays himself in this film where he helps blind boy David (Piers Bishop) in his struggle to regain his sight. David’s over-protective mother Peggy (Mary Peach) is afraid of the risks connected with restoring his sight. Ray tries to help the whole family, offering the heavy-drinking Peggy’s heavy-drinking partner Steve (Tom Bell) an opportunity to work with his band.

Credits

Ballad in Blue Cast

Name Character
Dawn Addams She was 35, 54 years old when she died as Gina Graham
Ray Charles He was 35, 73 years old when he died as himself
Tom Bell He was 33, 73 years old when he died as Steve Collins
Lucy Appleby She was 45, 88 years old when she died as Margaret
Betty McDowall She was 40, 68 years old when she died as Mrs. Babbidge
Robert Lee Ross as Duke Wade
Mary Peach She was 31, now 87 years old as Peggy Harrison
Piers Bishop He was 9, now 66 years old as David

Ballad in Blue Crew

Name Department
Michael Salkind as Executive Producer. He was 77 (84) years old when He died Production
Paul Henreid as Director. He was 58 (84) years old when He died Directing
Paul Henreid as Story. He was 58 (84) years old when He died Writing
Burton Wohl as Writer. He was 44 (now 100) years old Writing
Alexander Salkind as Executive Producer. He was 45 (75) years old when He died Production
Herman Blaser as Producer. Production
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Ballad in Blue (57 years)

  • Release day: Thursday, February 18, 1965
  • Runtime: 89 minutes