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The Glenn Miller Story (1954) was a Biographical - Drama Film directed by Anthony Mann and produced by Aaron Rosenberg.

Academy Awards 1954 --- Ceremony Number 27 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringJoseph Gershenson, Henry ManciniNominated
Best WritingValentine Davies, Oscar BrodneyNominated

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Helen Berger Miller: Honestly!

Glenn Miller: Alright, alright, let's have the five saxes right in there...
Si Schribman: *Five* saxes?
Glenn Miller: And the trombones, right on the left here, over there, right in there, and the four trumpets right behind them...
Si Schribman: Four Trombones and Four Trumpets! When they get playing, what's gonna hold the roof on?
Sy's Assistant: He's trying five saxes with a trumpet lead.
Si Schribman: Maybe it's good and maybe it ain't, but it's radical!

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The mystery of Glenn Miller's disappearance may have been resolved in recent years by the discovery of a RAF pilot's flight log. He was part of a flight returning from an aborted bombing raid that was ordered to drop their used bombs over the Channel. A small plane was observed straying into their path and was destroyed. That plane is now believed to be Miller's.
One of the three films June Allyson considered her personal favorites of her films.
Among those attending the premiere of the film was Glenn Miller's mother, who thought the film good enough, but opined that her son was better-looking than James Stewart.
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