The song retained its popularity through the Great Depression, probably because of its optimism, and has featured in a number of films, including most notably and unsurprisingly the 1953 biopic The Eddie Cantor Story
. The following year it reached #1 in the UK, in a manner of speaking. Boogie woogie pianist Winifred Attwell included "Bye Bye Blackbird" in her instrumental medley "Let's Have Another Party
," which held the top spot for five weeks.
Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2