The Fabulous Dorseys

The Fabulous Dorseys

Sara Allgood
Director: Alfred E. Green Cast: Sara Allgood
Sara Allgood
, William Bakewell
William Bakewell
, Charlie Barnet
Charlie Barnet
Alfred E. Green


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Based on the lives of big-band stars Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, this biographical chronicle begins with their childhood in an industrial Pennsylvania town. Encouraged in their musical talents by their father, the Dorsey brothers' sibling rivalry proves to be a stumbling block until the their father's death gives them the momentum they need to rise to fame, and they are eventually considered to be among the best bandleaders of the swing era. Appearances by Charlie Barnet, Art Tatum, and Bob Eberly jazz up the musical numbers, featuring such songs as "Green Eyes," "Everybody's Doin' It," "Marie," and "I'll Never Say Never Again."

Product Details

Release Date: 11/22/2016
UPC: 0889290176127
Original Release: 1947
Source: Film Detective
Time: 1:28:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sara Allgood Mrs. Dorsey
William Bakewell Eddie
Charlie Barnet Specialty
Janet Blair Jane Howard
Buz Buckley Young Jimmy
Ann Carter Young Jane
Edward Clark Hotel Clerk
Hal K. Dawson Artie
Jimmy Dorsey Himself
Tom Dugan Waiter
Bob Eberly Specialty
Ziggy Elman Specialty
James Flavin Gorman
Helen O'Connell Specialty
Jack Roper Radio Station Attendant
Jackie Searl Joe
Arthur Shields Mr.Dorsey
James Taggart Phil
Art Tatum Specialty
Andrew Tombes De Witt
Paul Whiteman Himself
Dave Willock Foggy
William Lundigan Bob Burton
Tommy Dorsey Himself

Technical Credits
Alfred E. Green Director
Art Arthur Screenwriter
George Arthur Editor
Charles Baron Choreography
Richard English Screenwriter
Louis Forbes Musical Direction/Supervision
Curtis Kenyon Screenwriter
Charles R. Rogers Producer
John W. Rogers Producer
Alfred Schmid Special Effects
James Van Trees Cinematographer

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