The Benny Goodman Story

Genre:  Drama, Musical
Running Time:  116 min.
Release Date: February 2, 1956

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Cast: Steve Allen, Donna Reed


The beginnings of the Swing Era, as embodied in the life story of one of its master musicians. The clarinet great himself supplied the sounds. The film follows Goodman from a rag-tag upbringing in Chicago to the historic concert at Carnegie Hall.

Director: Valentine Davies
Studio: Universal Studios
Producer(s): Aaron Rosenberg
Screenplay: Valentine Davies

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