The Glenn Miller Story Poster

Release Date: August 23rd, 2002

DVD Release Date: March 4th, 2003

G|1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary
Glenn Miller (James Stewart) is a poor trombone player with dreams of fame. Eventually, through years of hard work and determination, he is able to start his own band, and they become one of the most successful groups of the big-band era. With a beautiful wife (June Allyson) and one of the biggest songs in America, "Moonlight Serenade," Miller has it all. But at the onset of World War II, Miller enlists, giving up his fame and success to help entertain the troops stationed in Europe.

Cast: James Stewart, June Allyson, Charles Drake, George Tobias, Harry Morgan, Katherine Warren, Frances Langford, Louis Armstrong

Director: Anthony Mann

Genres: Biography

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Wife, Rise, Love, Moving, New York City, 1930s, 1940s, Melodramatic, Soldier

Awards

Winner Sound Recording
Nominated Writing (Story and Screenplay)
Nominated Foreign Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1954)
Nominated Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture)