The Five Pennies

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A Lágrima Que Faltou ( Brazil ), Die fünf Pennies ( West Germany ), I cinque penny ( Italy ), Laulu viidestä pennistä ( Finland ), Millionnaire de cinq sous ( France ), Os cinco Reis ( Portugal ), Öt penny ( Hungary ), Pente dekares ( Greece ), The Five Pennies ( Denmark ), Tu mano en la mía ( Spain )


The Five Pennies

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Danny Kaye

'Red' Nichols

Barbara Bel Geddes

Willa Stutsman

Louis Armstrong


Harry Guardino

Tony Valani


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. ... more

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Thank you ...24 March 2015

Thank you very much for your comments!





I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.23 January 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

Mad About Movies




thanks20 December 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.





Thanks for that comment good to know07 March 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

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Good Jazz03 February 2011

For both traditional jazz fans, and those who appreciate wholesomely uplifting (but NOT goody-goody) film, this movie is a treasure.

Mad About Movies




question30 January 2011

Has anyone seen this, is it worth watching.

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