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The Benny Goodman Story

The Benny Goodman Story(1956)

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Director

Phil Bowles Assistant Director
Terry Nelson Assistant Director
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Leon Charles Dialogue Director
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Cast

Steve Allen Benny Goodman
Donna Reed Alice Hammond
Berta Gersten Dora Goodman
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Barry Truex Benny Goodman, age 14
Herbert Anderson John Hammond
Robert F. Simon Dave Goodman
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Hy Averback Willard Alexander
Sammy Davis Sr. Fletcher Henderson
Dick Winslow Gil Rodin
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Shepard Menken Harry Goodman
Jack Kruschen Murph Podolsky
Wilton Graff Mr. Hammond
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Fred Essler Prof. Schepp
David Kasday Benny Goodman, age 10
John M. Erman Harry Goodman, age 16
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George Givot [Little] Jake Primo
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Blake Reynolds Saxophone
Stan Getz Saxophone
Babe Russin Saxophone
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Urbie Green Trombone
James Priddy Trombone
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Buck Clayton Trumpet
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Conrad Gozzo Trumpet
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Allan Reuss Guitar
Louise Lorimer Mrs. Vanderbilt
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Douglas Evans Kel Murray
Richard Kapp Freddie
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Cynthia Patrick Jane Kruger
Robert Clarke Roger Gillespie
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George Ramsey Joe Soldcrown
Benny Rubin Mr. Strauss
Hal K. Dawson Mr. McHenshey
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Antonio Filauri Headwaiter
Bob Crosson Stage manager
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Ralph Neff Gangster
Ben Welden Gangster
Ned LeFevre Announcer
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John McGovern Dick Reiner
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Diane Jergens Velma Kruger
Dick Ames Usher
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Cosmo Sardo Barber
Carli D. Elinor Concertmeister
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Smoki Whitfield Taxi driver
Steve Allen Jr. Tough boy in gang
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Don Gordon Tough boy in gang
Whitey Haupt Tough boy in gang
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Brian Allen Boy at Hull House
John Herrin Teenager
John Yates Teenager
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Hillevi Rombin Bobbysoxer
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Cinematography

William Dodds Camera Operator
Walter Williams Assistant Camera
Roland Lane Stills
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Ed Jones Grip
Fred Buckley Co-grip
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James Ryan Co-grip
Lloyd Hill Gaffer
Julius Madison Best Boy
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Ben Graves Lamp op
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Writer

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Editing

Berna MacCurran Asst cutter
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Music

Joseph Gershenson Music Supervisor
Henry Mancini Addl mus
Sol Yaged Instrumental coach
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Alan Harding Instrumental coach
Harold Brown Instrumental coach
Johnny Mercer Composer
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Irving Mills Composer
Ziggy Elman Composer
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Tiny Bradshaw Composer
Harry James Composer
B. G. DeSylva Composer
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Eddie De Lange Composer
Eubie Blake Composer
Bobby Plater Composer
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Chick Webb Composer
Edgar Sampson Composer
Edward Johnson Composer
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Benny Goodman Composer
Louis Prima Composer
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Count Basie Composer
Vincent Rose Composer
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Will Hudson Composer
Ford Dabney Composer
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Art Director

Alexander Golitzen Art Director
Robert Clatworthy Art Director
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Make-Up

Joan St. Oegger Hairstylist
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Fay Cheney Body makeup
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Costume-Wardrobe

Nevada Penn Ward woman
Truman Eli Ward man
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Rydo Loshak Asst ward
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Art Department

Russell A. Gausman Set Decoration
Julia Heron Set Decoration
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Roy Neal Asst props
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Sound

Film Production - Main

Edward Dodds Unit Manager
Adele Cannon Scr clerk
Jim Rogers Cable man
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Edward Frasier Sync man
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Al Harding Clarinet coach
Jim Cole Painter
Jim Barrett Laborer
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Frank Moorehead Playback op
Kenneth Smith Crane op
Ollie Hensel Crane op
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Post Production

William Fritzsche Technicolor Color Consultant
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Misc. Crew

Lloyd Dawson Stand-in
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