The Gene Krupa Story Movie Review 1959

Information and Film Reviews for The Gene Krupa Story the Movie

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The story of the famous jazz drummer and his career plunge after a drug conviction. Krupa recorded the soundtrack, mimed by Mineo, who was too young for a convincing portrayal. Gavin McLeod (of "Love Boat" fame) has a small part as Mineo's dad.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 101 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Jazz & Blues, Biopics: Musicians, Price of Fame
Sal Mineo, James Darren, Susan Kohner, Susan Oliver, Anita O'Day, Red Nichols
Don Weis
Columbia Pictures

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