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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 last three strip Technicolor film released by an American studio in a dye imbibition print.
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.
One of the three films June Allyson considered her personal favorites of her films.
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