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Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong 

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Louis Armstrong ... Himself (archive footage)
Hattie Winston ... Herself / Narrator (voice)
Melvin Van Peebles ... Himself / Louis Armstrong's words read by (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Avakian ... Himself
Tony Bennett ... Himself
Lester Bowie Lester Bowie ... Himself
Dave Brubeck ... Himself
Doc Cheatham Doc Cheatham ... Himself
Mary Cleere Haran Mary Cleere Haran ... Herself
Bing Crosby ... Himself (archive footage)
Barrett Deems ... Himself
Bud Freeman Bud Freeman ... Himself
Milton Gabler ... Himself (as Milt Gabler)
Gary Giddins Gary Giddins ... Himself / Interviewer
Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy Gillespie ... Himself
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Country:

USA | West Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 July 1989 (USA) See more »

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When You're Smiling (the Whole World Smiles with You)
Written by Mark Fisher, Joe Goodwin and Larry Shay
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