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The Resource The five pennies, Paramount Pictures presents a Dena production ; produced by Jack Rose ; directed by Melville Shavelson ; screenplay by Jack Rose and Melville Shavelson ; story by Robert Smith, (DVD videorecording)

The five pennies, Paramount Pictures presents a Dena production ; produced by Jack Rose ; directed by Melville Shavelson ; screenplay by Jack Rose and Melville Shavelson ; story by Robert Smith, (DVD videorecording)

Label
The five pennies
Title
The five pennies
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents a Dena production ; produced by Jack Rose ; directed by Melville Shavelson ; screenplay by Jack Rose and Melville Shavelson ; story by Robert Smith
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Semi-biographical story of jazz coronet player Loring "Red" Nichols and his band, The five pennies
Cataloging source
OEK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music scored and conducted by Leith Stevens ; trumpet solos for Danny Kaye by Red Nichols ; choreography by Earl Barton ; words and music by Sylvia Fine ; associate to the producer, Sylvia Fine ; production assistant, Hal C. Kern ; director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; art direction, Hal Pereira and Tambi Larsen ; edited by Frank P. Keller ; sound recording by John Wilkinson and Charles Grenzbach
Intended audience
Not rated
PerformerNote
Danny Kaye (Loring "Red" Nichols), Barbara Bel Geddes (Bobbie Meredith), Louis Armstrong (Himself), Harry Guardino (Tony Valani), Bob Crosby (Wil Paradise), Bobby Troup (Arthur Schutt), Susan Gordon (Dorothy Nichols, age 6), Tuesday Weld (Dorothy Nichols, age 14), Ray Anthony (Jimmy Dorsey), Shelly Manne (Dave Tough), Ray Daley (Glenn Miller), Eileen Wilson (singing voice for Barbara Bel Geddes)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1901-1971
  • 1917-2007
  • 1911-1995
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kaye, Danny
  • Bel Geddes, Barbara
  • Armstrong, Louis
  • Shavelson, Melville
  • Rose, Jack
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Dena Pictures, Inc
Runtime
117
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nichols, Red
  • Jazz musicians
  • Musical films
  • Biographical films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Feature films
  • DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The five pennies, Paramount Pictures presents a Dena production ; produced by Jack Rose ; directed by Melville Shavelson ; screenplay by Jack Rose and Melville Shavelson ; story by Robert Smith, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959
  • Dolby 5.1 surround sound
  • Suggested by the life of Loring "Red" Nichols
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Isbn
9781415706756
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360582345
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05823
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm62740355
System details
DVD; produced for region 1 (North America); Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The five pennies, Paramount Pictures presents a Dena production ; produced by Jack Rose ; directed by Melville Shavelson ; screenplay by Jack Rose and Melville Shavelson ; story by Robert Smith, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959
  • Dolby 5.1 surround sound
  • Suggested by the life of Loring "Red" Nichols
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Isbn
9781415706756
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360582345
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05823
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm62740355
System details
DVD; produced for region 1 (North America); Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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