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 OClock Jump, Stompin At The Savoy, Moonglow, Goody, Goody and many more.
The Benny Goodman Story
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Barry Truex, Berta Gersten, David Kasday, Dick Winslow, Donna Reed, Fred Essler, Herbert Anderson, Hy Averback, Jack Kruschen, John Erman, Robert F. Simon, Sammy Davis Sr., Shepard Menken, Steve Allen, Wilton Graff
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Universal Vault Collection
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.