Glen Miller Story (Region 1 DVD)

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Description

NTSC/Region 0. Out of print in the U.S.! Originally released in 1954, The Glenn Miller Story was based on the life of the famed Jazz/Big Band leader. The jazz trombonist marries his sweetheart, forms a band and creates his signature sound. Directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart and June Allyson.

Product Details

Barcode
8809116451223
Department
Movies & TV
Released
27 Apr 2010
Type
Movies
Format
DVD
Genre
Drama
Sub-genre
Drama
Studio
Imports
Supply Source
USA

Movie

Title
Glenn Miller Story
Release Year
1953
Running Time
115 min
Language
English
Categories
Dramas / Biography / Musicals / Pop Music / Achievers / Recommended / Theatrical Release / True Story
Synopsis
James Stewart gives a warm performance as the legendary band leader who met an untimely end in a World War II airplane crash. Though much of Miller's story has been sentimentalized here, the great Big Band music is really what it's all about. Includes performances of "Little Brown Jug," "Moonlight Serenade," "Pennsylvania 6-5000," "In the Mood," and many more. Academy Award Nominations: 3, including Best Story and Screenplay; Best Scoring of a Musical Picture.
Notes
Songs include: ""Serenade," "String of Pearls," "St. Louis Blues March," "In the Mood," "Little Brown Jug," "Pennsylvania 6-5000," "Tuxedo Junction," "American Patrol," "Chattanooga Choo Choo," "I Know Why," "At Last," and "National Emblem March."
Release Notes
Blu-ray Disc Features:
  • Region [unknown]
Cast & Crew
Director
Anthony Mann
Star
June Allyson / Louis Armstrong / Charles Drake / Gene Krupa / Frances Langford / Harry Morgan / James Stewart
Screenwriter
Oscar Brodney / Valentine Davies
Composer
Joseph Gershenson
Producer
Aaron Rosenberg
Editor
Russell Schoengarth
Music Director
Henry Mancini
Choreographer
Kenny Williams

Awards

Academy Awards
Best Sound Recording
Winner: 1954