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Bye Bye Birdie

Janet Leigh, Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret
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Songwriter-chemist Albert tells his accountant, "Mom is sensitive. When I upset her she faints." (0:06)

Referring to his secretary, Albert says, "When I hit bottom Rosie deserts me." (0:07)

Rock star Birdie's secretary Marge asks Rosie, "You mean you doped Albert's mother?" (0:10)

Rosie, finding him leaning out a window, says, "Albert! Don't jump."
Albert: "A man of my ilk does not commit suicide."
"Suicide is for cowards." (0:15)

Mass swooning. (0:35)

The mayor's wife appears to lose consciousness and seize. Epileptoid phase of grande attack hysterique? Psychogenic nonepileptic seizure?(0:47)

In an apparent suicide gesture Albert's mother Mae places her head in the oven. (1:03-1:06

Student Kim swoons when Birdie kisses her. (1:11)

Reference in Elvis Found Alive