Songs from Movies

The Five Pennies (1959)

Dixieland cornetist Red Nichols runs into opposition to his sound, but breaks through to success. He marries a warm, patient woman and even finds time to raise a family. Then tragedy strikes when their daughter contracts polio.

The movie The Five Pennies, released in 1959, features 26 songs from artists like Barbara Bel Geddes (dubbed by Eileen Wilson ) at the comeback show, Danny Kaye , Barbara Bel Geddes (dubbed by Eileen Wilson ) and Harry Guardino as part of the college montage, Louis Armstrong and Louis Armstrong and Danny Kaye. What is your favorite song from The Five Pennies?

 

Songs from The Five Pennies

Mary Had a Little Lamb
Bridal Chorus (1850)
Jingle Bells (1857)
Paradise (1931)
Runnin' Wild (1922)
Largo al factotum (1816)
Ja-Da (1918)
My Blue Heaven (1927)
The Five Pennies (1959)
Barbara Bel Geddes (dubbed by Eileen Wilson ) at the comeback show
Follow the Leader (1959)
Danny Kaye , Barbara Bel Geddes (dubbed by Eileen Wilson ) and Harry Guardino as part of the college montage
Lullaby in Ragtime (1959)
Goodnight Sleep Tight (1959)
Louis Armstrong
When the Saints Go Marching In (1896)
Louis Armstrong and Danny Kaye
After You've Gone (1918)
Louis Armstrong at the speakeasy
Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home? (1902)
Louis Armstrong at the speakeasy
The Battle Hymn of the Republic (1862)
Danny Kaye (dubbed by Red Nichols ) and Louis Armstrong at the speakeasy,
Carnival of Venice (ca 1829)
(Back Home Again in) Indiana (1917)
Danny Kaye in a radio show montage, at the delicatessen, and later at the shipyard
Washington and Lee Swing (1910)
The Music Goes 'Round and 'Round (1935)
Wail of the Winds (1935)
Schnitzelbank
(You Came Along from) Out of Nowhere (1931)
Just the Blues (1959)
That's-A-Plenty (1914)
Back Bay Shuffle (1938)

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