GenreMusical, Romance CinematographyLucien Ballard CountryUnited States
Release dateSeptember 21, 1944 WriterRichard English (screen play), Richard English (original story), Edward Haldeman (original story) CastBenny Goodman (Himself), Linda Darnell (Trudy Wilson), Jack Oakie (Popsy), Lynn Bari Similar moviesArchie Mayo directed Sweet and Low-Down and Orchestra Wives
Sweet and Low-Down (1944) is a film directed by Archie Mayo, and starring Benny Goodman and Linda Darnell. The film was a fictionalized version of life with Goodman, his band, and their manager while entertaining at military camps. The song "I'm Making Believe" (lyrics by Mack Gordon; music by James V. Monaco) was nominated for an Academy Award.