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Gene Krupa

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Also Known As: Died: October 16, 1973
Born: January 15, 1909 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Jazz Ball (1958) as
2.
The Benny Goodman Story (1956) as
The legendary band leader fights to make swing acceptable.
3.
The Benny Goodman Story (1956) as Drums
The legendary band leader fights to make swing acceptable.
4.
The Glenn Miller Story (1954) as
The famed bandleader fights to establish himself and keep his family going.
6.
Smart Politics (1948) as
The growth of juvenile crime in a small town starts a movement for the building of a youth center. The project leaders discuss with the town mayor about buying an old warehouse from the city, and rebuilding it as the Center. The mayor, however, has his own plans to buy it himself for another project which he would profit from. The Teen-Agers, Freddy Trimball (Freddie Stewart), Dodie Rogers (June Preisser), Lee Watson (Warren Mills), Betty Rogers (Noel Neill), Roy Donne (Frankie Darro) and the rest of Monogram's non-delinquent juveniles, think otherwise and, while the mayor does buy the warehouse, he is forced to donate it to the Youth Center committee.
7.
Glamour Girl (1948) as
8.
Beat the Band (1947) as Themselves
A country girl tries to conquer the world of opera.
9.
Boy! What a Girl! (1947) as
A would-be producer masquerades as a woman to secure backing for his show.
10.
George White's Scandals (1945) as
Two sets of lovers come together while working on a big musical.
11.
Syncopation (1942) as
A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.
12.
Ball of Fire (1942) as
A group of professors takes in a nightclub singer hiding from the law to protect her gangster boyfriend.
13.
Some Like It Hot (1939) as Gene Krupa
A carnival con artist tries to ride his girlfriend's singing talents to the big time.

Music (feature film)

14.
Hollywood Ending (2002) as Song Performer ("Hooray For Hollywood")
Val Waxman is a two-time Oscar winner turned washed-up, neurotic director in desperate need of a comeback. His last film was a hit in Europe but bombs in America, and he is considered to be past it. However, his girlfriend convinces studio bosses to let him make a film about old-time Hollywood. When the opportunity comes, Waxman finds himself backed into a corner--work for his ex-wife Ellie who dumped him for the studio head bankrolling the picture; or forfeit his last shot at forwarding his career, and avoid a painful reconnect. Is Val blinded by love when he opts for the reconnect? Is love blind when it comes to Ellie's staunch support? Literally and figuratively, the proof is in the picture.
15.
Rich in Love (1992) as Song Performer ("Skylark")
A 17-year-old high school girl from the South deals with her parents' sudden divorce.
16.
Raging Bull (1980) as Composer
Hard-hitting biography of middle-weight champ Jake La Motta, whose life was haunted by violence inside and outside the ring.
17.
The Gene Krupa Story (1960) as Drums rec
Legendary jazz musician Gene Krupa faces highs and lows along the path of his life.
18.
Make Believe Ballroom (1949) as Composer
19.
Beat the Band (1947) as Composer
A country girl tries to conquer the world of opera.
20.
The Falcon's Alibi (1946) as Composer
A society sleuth sets out on the trail of a society matron's lost jewels.
21.
George White's Scandals (1945) as Composer
Two sets of lovers come together while working on a big musical.
22.
Ball of Fire (1942) as Composer
A group of professors takes in a nightclub singer hiding from the law to protect her gangster boyfriend.
23.
Some Like It Hot (1939) as Composer
A carnival con artist tries to ride his girlfriend's singing talents to the big time.

Cast (special)

24.
Jumpin' Jive (1989)
A documentary featuring musicians from the 1940s and '50s as they perform in vintage sketches and short films from the period.
25.
All-Star Swing Festival (1977)
A Peabody Award-winning jazz concert from Lincoln Center in New York.
26.
Big Band and All That Jazz, The (1972)
Performances by renowned jazz personalities.
27.
Swingin' Years, The (1960) as Guest
The program recalls the music of the Big Band era.

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