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Glenn Miller Story DVD Cover

The Glenn Miller Story

" It was a time that changed the world ... And one man put it to music."

-- Synopsis: James Stewart plays Glenn Miller, the bandleader who rocketed to fame during the swing era. The Glenn Miller Story is a whitewashed version of Miller's life, but it certainly is a pleasant example of the feel-good Hollywood bio pic and somewhat tells his story. Basically hollywood's version of his life in his early years as struggling musician & musical arranger up to the time he joins the Army when war breaks out in WWII, although he doesn't have to go, he does, and in the end the ultimate tragedy. The ending is very heartbreaking but Miller's music is forever.

* Features: Archie Savage and his dancers dance in this film. Colorado West Coast Swing dancer and others dance in the Jitterbug scene. This is a great film for the whole family.



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1954M.C.A. / Universal Studios Anthony Mann [DVD | VHS]

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115 minutes USA English Technicolor

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Featured Dancer

Featured Dance

Dance Rating

Music / Bio picArchie Savage dancersn/a Very Good

Known Dancers

Choreographers

Actors / Actresses

Anita Deaton (String of Pearls #)Kenny Williams (Dance Director)Barton MacLane
Archie Savage dancers Charles Drake
Cicily Carter George Tobias
Lisa Gaye Harry Morgan
  Irving Bacon
  James Bell
  James Stewart
  June Alyson
  Kathleen Lockhart
  Katherine Warren
  Sig Ruman

Dances performed in this film

Special Dance Interest

African Dances n/a n/a African native dance
Jitterbug     Swing dance
    Trocadero Ballroom (Denver, CO.)
     

Some Music Titles in Film

Bands | Musicians | Singers

Posters | Lobby Cards

Adios Ben Pollack n/a
A String of Pearls Cozy Cole  
Basin Street Blues Frances Langford    
Chattanooga Choo-Choo Gene Krupa    
In the Mood Louis Armstrong    
Little Brown Jug the Modernaires    
Moonlight Serenade Lowry Air Force Band    
Pennsylvania 6-5000      
St. Louis Blues      
Too Little Time      
Tuxedo Junction      

Stage versions of the film

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Similar Films

Sheet Music Covers

n/a $ Soundtrack Benny Goodman Story n/a
    Gene Krupa Story  

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