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The Glenn Miller Story (1954)

PG 115 min - History, Drama, Music - 8 January 1954
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Oscar-winner James Stewart (The Philadelphia Story) and June Allyson (Till the Clouds Roll By) light up the screen in this tribute to the legendary big-band leader. From his humble beginnings on an Iowa farm to his global fame as a best-selling recording artist, Glenn Miller’s story—which was cut short by his stunning death—is one of a true American hero. This gripping drama features original Miller music performed by the Glenn Miller Orchestra; iconic musicians such as Gene Krupa, Frances Langford and Louis Armstrong

Director:  Anthony Mann
Writers:  Valentine Davies, Oscar Brodney
Stars:  James Stewart, June Allyson, Harry Morgan, Charles Drake, George Tobias, Barton MacLane, Sig Ruman, Irving Bacon, James Bell, Kathleen Lockhart, Katherine Warren, Frances Langford, Louis Armstrong, Ben Pollack, Gene Krupa, Kevin Corcoran, Marion Ross

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Oscar-winner James Stewart (The Philadelphia Story) and June Allyson (Till the Clouds Roll By) light up the screen in this tribute to the legendary big-band leader. From his humble beginnings on an Iowa farm to his global fame as a best-selling recording artist, Glenn Miller’s story—which was cut short by his stunning death—is one of a true American hero. This gripping drama features original Miller music performed by the Glenn Miller Orchestra; iconic musicians such as Gene Krupa, Frances Langford and Louis Armstrong



Tagline: Their Love Made Such Wonderful Music!

Genres: History, Drama, Music

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  8 January 1954

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Universal Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 55 min

Academy Award Nominations

MUSIC (Scoring of a Musical Picture) — Joseph Gershenson, Henry Mancini
SOUND RECORDING — Universal-International Studio Sound Department, Leslie I. Carey, Sound Director
WRITING (Story and Screenplay)  — Valentine Davies, Oscar Brodney


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