The Five Pennies is a semi-biographical 1959 film starring Danny Kaye as cornet player and bandleader Loring Red Nichols. Other cast members include Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino, Bob Crosby, Bobby Troup, Susan Gordon, and Tuesday Weld. The film was directed by Melville Shavelson.
Especially memorable is Danny Kaye's duet with Louis Armstrong. Among the real-life musicians who grace the supporting cast of The Five Pennies are Bob Crosby, Ray Anthony, Shelly Manne, and, as Jimmy Dorsey, Bobby Troup. SCREENED/AWARDED AT: Golden Globes, Oscar Academy Awards,. The Five Pennies ( 5 Pennies ). Product details. Actors: Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino, Bob Crosby. One of the best things about this movie is the amazing song trilogy written by Sylvia Fine (established songwriter and wife of Danny Kaye). The three songs, all beautiful by themselves - "The Five Pennies," "Lullaby in Ragtime," and "Good Night Sleep Tight" - were all constructed over the same chordal framework and could be sung simultaneously. The song "The Five Pennies" received an Academy Award normination for best original song.
With Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino. Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to pursue his dream of playing Dixieland jazz. He forms the "Five Pennies" which features his wife, Bobbie, as vocalist. At the peak of his fame, Red and Bobbie's daughter, Dorothy, develops polio. Red quits the music business to move to Los Angeles where the climate is better for Dorothy.
Title Danny Kaye Double Feature. Actors Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino, Bob Crosby,Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury, Cecil Parker. SOUNDTRACK: The Five Pennies LP (Mono) Jazz. The Five Pennies DVD (1959) Danny Kaye/Louis Armstrong - Loring Red Nichols. Condition is Very Good. Shipped with USPS First Class Package. Danny Kaye Louis Armstrong The Five Pennies Soundtrack Vinyl Dot 1959 VG+++. Danny Kaye and Louis Armstrong. The Five Pennies (DVD, 2005) DANNY KAYE RARE AUTHENTIC. THE FIVE PENNIES - LOUIS ARMSTRONG/DANNY KAYE vinyl film soundtrack album. Corner bend on upper right of sleeve.
Shop now. Danny Kaye shows off his keen musical sense in the lead role of The Five Pennies, the life story of cornet master Red Nichols –or at least the Hollywood version of Nichols’ life.
Topics: danny, kaye, danny kaye, couch, barbara, bel, geddes, barbara bel geddes, scene, five, pennies, five pennies, sofa. Danny Kaye drew big laughs on his "shy" stage approach after the premiere of "The Five Pennies" at the Prince Edward Theatre,. The arrival of the Governor, Sir Eric Woodward, and Lady Woodward at the Prince Edward Theatre prior to the premiere of "The Five Pennies. The occasion attacted great crowds of spectators,.
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