The Five Pennies (1959)
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The Five Pennies (1959)

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Danny Kaye cuts loose with his trademark musical clowning. Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong plays his horn and croons in that famed gargling-granite voice. Big Band icons Bob Crosby, Ray Anthony and Shelly Manne join the fun. And Barbara Bel Geddes (decades befo… View More
Genres Drama, Historical, Music/Musical
Director Melville Shavelson
Starring Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino View More
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Movie Summary

Danny Kaye cuts loose with his trademark musical clowning. Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong plays his horn and croons in that famed gargling-granite voice. Big Band icons Bob Crosby, Ray Anthony and Shelly Manne join the fun. And Barbara Bel Geddes (decades before Dallas) and debuting teen Tuesday Weld add to the excellent performances in The Five Pennies, the success-tempered-with-tears biopic of jazz great Red Nichols (portrayed by Kaye).
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Historical, Music/Musical
Director Melville Shavelson
Starring Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino, Tuesday Weld, Bob Crosby, Susan Gordon, Ray Anthony, Bobby Troup
Studio Name Paramount Pictures
Release Date 1959
VUDU Release Date 06/25/2013
Rating Not Rated About Ratings
Running Time 117 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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