U certificateThe Five Pennies is a Film programme that first aired in 1959 and has been classified a U certificate.

The Five Pennies is a 4 star programme

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The Five Pennies (1959)

Directed by
Melville Shavelson

A former musician is encouraged by his polio stricken daughter to open a nightclub.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 115 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1959

4/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Danny Kaye...Ernest Loring Nichols aka 'Red' & 'Ernie'
Barbara Bel Geddes...Willa Stutsman aka 'Bobbie Meredith'
Louis Armstrong...Himself
Harry Guardino...Tony Valani
Bob Crosby...Wil Paradise
Bobby Troup...Arthur Schutt
Susan Gordon...Dorothy Nichols ages 6 to 8
Tuesday Weld...Dorothy Nichols age 12 to 14
Ray Anthony...Jimmy Dorsey
Shelly Manne...Dave Tough
Ray Daley...Glenn Miller
Valerie Allen...Tommye - Tony's date with Red&Bobbie
Henry Beau
Ned Glass...Murray delicatessen waiter