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3.0
5 Ratings

The Gene Krupa Story

Directed by Don Weis
United States, 1959
Drama, Biography, Music

Synopsis

The story of legendary jazz drummer Gene Krupa (Sal Mineo) follows his life from teenager to world renown percussionist. He goes against his father’s wishes for him to become a priest and chases women, smokes marijuana and makes a musical comeback after a jail term.

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The Gene Krupa Story Directed by Don Weis

Awards & Festivals

Golden Globes (USA)

1959 | Winner: Most Promising Newcomer - Female