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Sweet and Lowdown
     

Sweet and Lowdown

Director: Archie Mayo, Benny Goodman Orchestra, Linda Darnell, Lynn Bari

Cast: Archie Mayo, Benny Goodman Orchestra, Linda Darnell, Lynn Bari

 
In this musical, a youthful trombonist is thrilled when he is allowed to play with Benny Goodman's Orchestra. Afterward he becomes insufferably egotistical and tries to start his own swing band. It's his girl friend's idea, and unfortunately he fails. He then returns to his old mill job. Fortunately, he is given another chance to play with Benny and the boys. Musical

Overview

In this musical, a youthful trombonist is thrilled when he is allowed to play with Benny Goodman's Orchestra. Afterward he becomes insufferably egotistical and tries to start his own swing band. It's his girl friend's idea, and unfortunately he fails. He then returns to his old mill job. Fortunately, he is given another chance to play with Benny and the boys. Musical numbers include: "I'm Making Believe," (Mack Gordon, James V. Monaco), as well as "Chug-Chug-Choo-Choo-Chug," "Hey Bub, Let's Have a Ball," "Ten Days with a Baby" (Gordon, Monaco), "I Found a New Baby" (Jack Palmer, Spencer Williams), "Jersey Bounce" (Robert B. Wright, Bobby Plater, Tiny Bradshaw, Edward Johnson), "Let's Dance" (Fanny Baldridge, Gregory Stone, Joseph Bonine), "The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise" (Gene Lockhart, Ernest Seitz), "Mozart's Clarinet Quintet" (performed by Goodman and strings), "No Love, No Nothing" (Leo Robin, Harry Warren), "Rachel's Dream" (Benny Goodman), and "I Yi Yi Yi Yi, I Like You Very Much" (Gordon, Warren)

Product Details

Release Date:
07/30/2013
UPC:
0024543878131
Original Release:
1944
Rating:
NR
Source:
Fox Mod
Presentation:
[B&W, Full Frame]
Time:
1:15:00
Sales rank:
17,495

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Benny Goodman Orchestra Themselves
Linda Darnell Trudy Wilson
Lynn Bari Pat Sterling
Jack Oakie Popsy
James B. Cardwell Johnny Birch
Allyn Joslyn Lester Barnes
John Campbell Dixie Zang
Roy Benson Skeets McCormick
Dickie Moore General Carmichael
Buddy Swan Tony Birch
Beverly Hudson Helen Birch
Dorothy Vaughan Mrs. Birch
George Lessey Norman Wilson
Ray Mayer Coroner
Billy Dawson Major Ellis
Harry McKim Col. Wiseman
Robert Emmett Keane Tivoli Owner
Hope Landin Matron
Cara Williams Blonde
Roger Clark Friend
Terry Moore Snub-Nosed Girl
Pied Pipers Themselves
Paul Marco Actor

Technical Credits
Archie Mayo Director
Lucien Ballard Cinematographer
William Le Baron Producer
Richard English Screenwriter
Charles Henderson Musical Direction/Supervision
James V. Monaco Score Composer
Emil Newman Musical Direction/Supervision
Maurice Ransford Art Director
Fred Sersen Special Effects
Dorothy Spencer Editor
Lyle Wheeler Art Director

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