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34 Ratings

The Eddy Duchin Story

Directed by George Sidney
United States, 1956
Biography, Romance, Music


In the late 20’s, the talkative newly graduated in pharmacy and aspirant piano player Eddy Duchin comes from Boston to New York expecting to play with the orchestra of Leo Reisman at fancy New York’s Central Park Casino. He plays in the intermission and becomes a successful piano showman.

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The Eddy Duchin Story Directed by George Sidney

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1957 | 4 nominations including: Best Writing, Motion Picture Story

Directors Guild of America

1957 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Writers Guild of America

1957 | Nominee: Best Written American Musical (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1956 | Winner: Most Promising Newcomer - Female

Critics reviews

It’s not a movie that gets revived often, but it’s certainly one of the best Hollywood weepies of the 50s, comparable to the best of Douglas Sirk in both its imaginative mise en scene and its strong feeling.
August 01, 1989
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