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Biography Drama 
19591h 57mOn: Rent or Buy Only

The musical biopic of jazz great Red Nichols features a healthy dose of melodrama along with the melodies. As the famed Dixieland cornetist, he runs into opposition to his sound, but breaks through to success. He marries a warm, patient woman (Bel Geddes) and even finds time to raise a family. Then tragedy strikes when their daughter contracts polio. The jazzman puts down his horn to stand by her.The Five Pennies featuring Danny Kaye and Barbara Bel Geddes is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 2 others. It's a biography and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (1,641 votes).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#20,107 Ranked Movie

#1461 Ranked in Music Movies

#1527 Ranked in Musical Movies

#1663 Ranked in Biography Movies

The Five Pennies has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (1,641 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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