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Sweet and Low Down

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Director  Archie Mayo
Music director  Cyril J. Mockridge
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Language  English
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Musical, Romance
Cinematography  Lucien Ballard
Country  United States
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Release date  September 21, 1944
Writer  Richard English (screen play), Richard English (original story), Edward Haldeman (original story)
Cast  Benny Goodman (Himself), Linda Darnell (Trudy Wilson), Jack Oakie (Popsy), Lynn Bari
Similar movies  Archie 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.

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Plot summary

A young trombonist lets his newfound success go to his head when he is invited to join the Benny Goodman Orchestra.

Cast

  • Benny Goodman as Himself
  • Linda Darnell as Trudy Wilson
  • Jack Oakie as Popsy
  • Lynn Bari as Pat Stirling
  • James Cardwell as Johnny Birch
  • Allyn Joslyn as Lester Barnes
  • John Campbell as Dixie Zang
  • Roy Benson as Skeets McCormick
  • Dickie Moore as Military Cadet General 'Mogie' Cramichael
  • References

    Sweet and Low-Down Wikipedia
    Sweet and Low-Down IMDb Sweet and Low-Down themoviedb.org


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