DVD

Benny Goodman Story, The

Model: MMTV0023

SKU: 318525 Product ID: 185081

Format ‐ DVD

Genre ‐ Musical

Rating ‐ G

Consumer Advice ‐ G Suitable for General Audiences

Release Date ‐ 14/07/16

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Description

    The music of Benny Goodman comes to life in this wonderful musical biography of the famed King of Swing available for the first time on DVD.

    Featuring all the outstanding songs and instrumentals made famous by the immortal clarinetist, the story follows the innovative musician from his childhood in Chicago to his historic concert at Carnegie Hall in 1938.

    Steve Allen, Donna Reed and Sammy Davis, Sr. star in this unforgettable tribute to Goodman and his music with performances by the original Benny Goodman Quartet including Gene Krupa, Teddy Wilson, Ben Pollack, Edward "Kid" Ory and Lionel Hampton, along with Harry James, Martha Tilton and Ziggy Elman.

    The priceless soundtrack highlights Goodman himself with classic renditions of "Sing, Sing, Sing," "One O'Clock Jump," "Stompin' At The Savoy," "Moonglow," "Goody, Goody" and many more.

Details

    Director - Valentine Davies

    Film Genre - Musical

    Label - Madman Entertainment

    Audio - English (Dolby Digital)

    Running Time - 117

    Aspect ratio - 1.85:1

    Region Coding - 4

    TV Standard - PAL

    Rating - G

    Consumer Advice - G Suitable for General Audiences

    Year of Release - 1956

    Primary Format - Movies/TV - DVD

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