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A 1954 Biopic of the American trombonist and bandleader of the 1930s and 1940s, directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart and June Allyson. Lots of good music throughout and a handful of cameos, including Louis Armstrong.

This film provides examples of:

  • Biopic
  • Bridal Carry
  • Rags to Riches: from poor musical arranger & trombonist selling his instrument at the pawn shop every week to making millions in record sales
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