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Five Pennies, The (1959) -- (Movie Clip) After You've Gone, Armstrong With new New York pal Tony (Harry Guardino, and date Valerie Allen) and his own blind date Willa (Barbara Bel Geddes), cornet player Red Nichols (Danny Kaye) from Utah, unfamiliar with the ways of the 1920's speakeasy, gets a look at Louis Armstrong, mentioned so-far only as a new player from New Orleans, who plays then sings, two standards, in The Five Pennies, 1959.
Five Pennies, The (1959) -- (Movie Clip) Go Ahead And Dance True life chronicle of Jazz great Loring
Five Pennies, The (1959) -- (Movie Clip) Lullaby In Ragtime Leading man Danny Kaye as band leader Red Nichols with his real-life wife Sylvia Fine's song and Eileen Wilson's vocal for Barbara Bel Geddes playing his wife, on the bus with bandmates, including Ray Anthony (who was a top-drawer trumpet player and bandleader and who remains the last surviving member of the Glenn Miller orchestra!) on the clarinet playing Jimmy Dorsey and Shelly Manne with the drumsticks, in the hit bio-pic The Five Pennies, 1959.
Five Pennies, The (1959) -- (Movie Clip) (Back Home Again In) Indiana Red Nichols, the guy Danny Kaye plays, and who also plays Danny's cornet solos throughout the picture, makes his cameo here as one of the radio eskimos (the other guy with the tambourine on the left), in gag montage about getting by in the music business, in the hit Paramount bio-pic The Five Pennies, 1959.
Living It Up (1954) -- (Movie Clip) I Mean A Female Girl New Mexico doctor Steve (Dean Martin) is sorry he can’t pretend patient Homer (Jerry Lewis) really has radiation poisoning, even though it’s costing him a trip to New York, until he meets reporter Wally (Janet Leigh) from the sponsoring newspaper, in the remake of Nothing Sacred, Living It Up, 1954.
April In Paris (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Life Is Such A Pleasure Imagining himself president, bumbling diplomat S. Winthrop Putnam (Ray Bolger) launches into a specialty tune by Vernon Duke and E.Y. Harburg, Leroy Prinz the credited choreographer, in the Warner Bros. musical April In Paris, 1952, starring Doris Day.
April In Paris (1952) -- (Movie Clip) It Must Be Good Nervous diplomat Sam (Ray Bolger) on Broadway on state department business, discovers showgirl Ethel "Dynamite" Jackson (Doris Day), whom he's accidentally arranged to send to Paris, in a number with a song by Vernon Duke and Sammy Cahn, early in April In Paris, 1952.
It's A Great Feeling (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Thanks, Coop Big cameo opening, directors Raoul Walsh, King Vidor, Michael Curtiz, David Butler (who did direct), Bill Goodwin playing a Warner exec, then Dennis Morgan as himself for the big finish with Gary Cooper, from the Jack Carson/Doris Day studio frolic It's A Great Feeling, 1949.
It's A Great Feeling (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Oh Mr. Carson! Warner Bros.' waitress Judy (Doris Day) meets Sydney Greenstreet, en route to serve Jack Carson, assigned to direct his own movie because no on else will, as he tries to lure Dennis Morgan back to Hollywood to star, in the studio-tour romp It's A Great Feeling, 1949.
It's A Great Feeling (1949) -- (Movie Clip) There's Nothing Rougher Than Love Judy (Doris Day) headed home on the train after failure in Hollywood, dreams a Frenchified Sammy Cahn/Jule Styne number, shared with her erstwhile advocates Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan, in Warner Bros.' It's A Great Feeling, 1949.
I'll See You In My Dreams -- (Movie Clip) I Just Work Here Meeting cute in Chicago, 1908, working stiff Gus Kahn (Danny Thomas) accosts publishing house staffer Grace LeBoy (Doris Day), seeking a review of his work, opening the Warner Bros. bio-pic I'll See You In My Dreams, 1952.
Seven Little Foys, The -- (Movie Clip) I'm The Next Act Bob Hope as vaudevillian Eddie Foy, desperate to be seen by agent Green (George Tobias), intrudes on the Italian ballet sister act, (Milly Vitale as dancer Madeleine, Angela Clarke as pianist Clara), the real Charley Foy narrating, in The Seven Little Foys, 1955.