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The Gene Krupa Story

The Gene Krupa Story(1960)

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Brief Synopsis

Legendary jazz musician Gene Krupa faces highs and lows along the path of his life.

Cast & Crew

Don Weis Director
Sal Mineo Gene Krupa
Susan Kohner Ethel Maguire
James Darren Eddie Sirota
Susan Oliver Dorissa Dinell
Yvonne Craig Gloria Corregio
Lawrence Dobkin Speaker Willis
Red Nichols Himself
Bobby Troup Tommy Dorsey
Anita O'Day Herself
Shelly Manne Davey Tough
Buddy Lester Himself
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Boston premiere: 23 Dec 1959; New York opening: 25 Dec 1959
Release Date:  1960 Production Date:  EB
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Philip A. Waxman Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  101-102 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • MOVIE

    jennifer 2009-11-10

    Ever thought about a remake? Sal Mineo made you think he was able to play the drums just like Krupa. It will take a lot of looking to find a person as... MORE>

  • THE GENE KRUPA STORY: J.

    Jennifer G 2009-11-10

    Wow - Sal Mineo caught the real talent of Gene Krupa without missing a beat. The movie should be replayed often on available on DVD for the public to buy.... MORE>

  • Great Movie

    courtney 2008-10-15

    TCM, please put this on DVD. I saw it last night and it was a great movie!!! Sal was HOT!!! MORE>