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Red Nichols and His Five Pennies (1929)

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Red Nichols ...
Himself / Musician
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Eddie Condon ...
Himself / Musician / Singer
The Five Pennies ...
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Egon Petri ...
Himself / Musician
Pee Wee Russell ...
Himself / Musician
Tommy Thunen ...
Himself / Musician
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16 September 1929 (USA)  »

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Nobody's Sweetheart
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Music by Billy Meyers and Elmer Schoebel
Lyrics by Gus Kahn and Ernie Erdman
Performed by Red Nichols and His Five Pennies
Sung by Eddie Condon
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Lively and entertaining
13 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After watching several Vitaphone shorts, there's finally a band that I knew. And I don't why I remember this band as they seem to have been in only a couple of movies and made just a handful of television appearances. Maybe it's the catchy band name - Red Nichols and His Five Pennies or maybe it's because of the Danny Kaye film, The Five Pennies. But it may be because I thoroughly enjoy their Dixieland jazz style of music and the energy with which Nichols performed on the coronet. Eddie Condon not only was a musician but the lead singer in this short. He sang well and then pranced back to the band with verve and showmanship. Unlike some of the Vitaphone shorts, this one was not draggy at all but rather was entertaining throughout.


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