About the film
The Five Pennies
Release Date: January 01, 1959
|Production Companies||:||Dena Productions|
|Producers||:||Jack Rose, Edgar Fay|
|Writers||:||Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose, Robert Smith|
Dixieland cornetist Red Nichols runs into opposition to his sound, but breaks through to success. He marries a warm, patient woman and even finds time to raise a family. Then tragedy strikes when their daughter contracts polio.