The Gene Krupa Story ()

directed by Don Weis
featuring Sal Mineo, Susan Kohner, James Darren, Susan Oliver, Yvonne Craig, Shelly Manne, Buddy Lester, Gene Krupa

Sal Mineo, who'd previously registered well as the lead in the TV drama Drummer Man, essays a strikingly similar role in The Gene Krupa Story. The film details Krupa's troubled home life: (he wanted to be a musician; his father wanted him to become a priest), his rise to fame as drummer for the Benny Goodman orchestra, his years on top as a bandleader, and his ongoing problems with drug abuse. A fictional romantic subplot is grafted onto the proceeding involving clearly defined "good" and "bad" girls Ethel Maguire (Susan ...

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2012, Columbia Pictures

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2004, Columbia Pictures

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