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The Eddy Duchin Story (1956)

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Release Date: Jun 21, 1956 Wide

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Tyrone Power stars in this tear-jerking biography of the beloved but short-lived pianist and bandleader Eddy Duchin. Boston-born Eddy Duchin (Tyrone Power) moves to New York City to pursue a career as a pharmacist. However, Eddy is also a skilled piano player, and when he meets pretty socialite Marjorie Oelrichs (Kim Novak) who hears him play, she encourages him not to short-change his musical abilities. Marjorie helps get Eddy a job playing at the Central Park Casino; his playing goes over well

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Drama, Classics

Jul 16, 2002

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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August 13, 2005
Classic Film and Television

Good production values and melodic music partly compensate for George Sidney's sentimental and cliche biopic of the noted composer, played by a miscast Tyrone Power.

June 13, 2005 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
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I saw this on TV, so I didn't see the beginning, but I really liked the rest of the movie. The cast is good, and the story interesting, even though I'd never heard of Duchin before.
November 14, 2010
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