The Five Pennies (1958)

Five Pennies
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 57mins.
Genres Musical, Biopic
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Danny Kaye Actor Loring "Red" Nichols 1 1000001
Barbara Bel Geddes Actor Bobbie Meredith 1 1000002
Louis Armstrong Actor Himself 1 1000003
Bob Crosby Actor Wil Paradise 1 1000004
Harry Guardino Actor Tony Valani 1 1000005
Susan Gordon Actor Dorothy Nichols--age 6 1 1000006
Tuesday Weld Actor Dorothy Nichols--age 12-14 1 1000007
Valerie Allen Actor Tommye Eden 1 1000008
Ray Anthony Actor Jimmy Dorsey 1 1000009
Shelly Manne Actor Dave Tough 1 1000010
Bobby Troup Actor Arthur Schutt 1 1000011
Ray Daly Actor Glenn Miller 1 1000012
Bob Hope Actor n/a 1 1000013
Melville Shavelson Director n/a 2 2000001
Jack Rose Producer n/a 3 3000001
Danny Kaye Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Sylvia Fine Associate Producer n/a 171 3000003
Jack Rose Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Melville Shavelson Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Robert Smith From Story n/a 120870 4000003
Richard Caffey Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Daniel Fapp Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Wallace Kelley Camera Operator camera operator 2nd unit 239 6000002
John Fulton Photography special effects photography 120835 6000003
Farciot Edouart Photography process photography 120835 6000004
Frank Keller Editor n/a 172 7000001
Leith Stevens Music n/a 120781 8000001
Leith Stevens Music Conductor n/a 120818 8000002
Loring Nichols Performer n/a 120819 8000004
Sylvia Fine Song songs("The Five Pennies" "Lullaby in Ragtime" "Goodnight-Sleep Tight") 120859 8000005
Johnny Green Song ("Out of Nowhere") 120859 8000006
Edward Heyman Song ("Out of Nowhere") 120859 8000007
Sam Comer Set Decorator n/a 165 9000001
Grace Gregory Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Hal Pereira Art Director art direction 183 9000003
Tambi Larsen Art Director art direction 183 9000004
Richard Mueller Consultant color consultant 120784 12000001
Edith Head Costume Designer costume design 169 13000001
Nellie Manley Hair hairstyles 120794 13000002
Wally Westmore Makeup n/a 353 13000003
John Wilkinson Sound sound recording mixer 120816 14000001
Charles Grenzbach Sound sound rerecording mixer 120816 14000002
Earl Barton Choreographer choreography 120803 17000001
Hal Kern Production Assistant n/a 275 25000001
Synopsis
True life chronicle of Jazz great Loring "Red" Nichols who grew from obscurity to become one of the great horn players of 1920s Dixieland, but then faced personal crisis when his daughter came down with polio. He quit his music career to care for her, but then made a well-known comeback.
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