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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.

  1. Paul Henreid

    Director, Story

  2. Burton Wohl

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ray Charles

    Ray Charles

    himself

  2. Tom Bell

    Tom Bell

    Steve Collins

  3. Mary Peach

    Mary Peach

    Peggy Harrison

  4. Dawn Addams

    Dawn Addams

    Gina Graham

  5. Piers Bishop

    David

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Ballad in Blue
Ballad in Blue

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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 7, 1966
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 29m

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