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On the latter, Dylan overtly embraces jazz, especially of the between-the-wars swing era, when blues and jazz and early r&b all blended in the likes of Armstrong and Nat King Cole: "Bye and Bye" finds his croak skipping blithely, limberly, through sardonically high-stepping swing, recalling nothing more than Armstrong's vocals without the heft, somewhere near Billie Holiday's late singing--and then hits lines like, "If you ever try to interfere with me or cross my path again/You do so at the peril of your own life," where "life" gracefully, hilariously trails down an octave.
Though little more than props themselves at times, the actors in Jeunet's fantasia perform capably--or, in the case of Ferrier's memorably contorting Elastic Girl, limberly.