The Glenn Miller Story

The Glenn Miller Story (1954)

Their Love Made Such Wonderful Music!

  • Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
  • Release Date: 1954-01-04
  • User Rating: 6.9/10 from 144 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Anthony Mann
star 6.9/10
From 144 Ratings


A vibrant tribute to one of America's legendary bandleaders, charting Glenn Miller's rise from obscurity and poverty to fame and wealth in the early 1940s.

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  • James Stewart

    as Glenn Miller
  • June Allyson

    as Helen Burger Miller
  • Harry Morgan

    as Chummy MacGregor
  • Charles Drake

    as Don Haynes
  • George Tobias

    as Si Schribman
  • Barton MacLane

    as General Arnold
  • Sig Ruman

    as W. Kranz
  • Irving Bacon

    as Mr. Miller
  • James Bell

    as Mr. Burger
  • Kathleen Lockhart

    as Mrs. Miller
  • Katherine Warren

    as Mrs. Burger
  • Frances Langford

    as Frances Langford
  • Louis Armstrong

    as Louis Armstrong
  • Ben Pollack

    as Ben Pollack
  • Gene Krupa

    as Gene Krupa
  • The Modernaires

  • The Archie Savage Dancers

  • Barney Bigard

    as Barney Bigard
  • James Young

    as James Young
  • Marty Napoleon

    as Marty Napoleon
  • Arvell Shaw

    as Arvell Shaw
  • Cozy Cole

    as Cozy Cole
  • Babe Russin

    as Babe Russin
  • The Airmen of Note

    as The Glenn Miller Band (uncredited)
  • Cicely Carter

    as Bobbysoxer (uncredited)
  • William Challee

    as Dispatch Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
  • Ray Conniff

    as Trombonist in Glenn Miller Band (uncredited)
  • Kevin Corcoran

    as Steve Miller - Age 4 (uncredited)
  • Hal K. Dawson

    as Used Car Salesman (uncredited)
  • Ken DuMain

    as Club Patron (uncredited)
  • Bonnie Eddy

    as Irene Miller (uncredited)
  • Doris Fulton

    as Dancer (uncredited)
  • Phil Garris

    as Joe Becker (uncredited)
  • Lisa Gaye

    as Bobbysoxer (uncredited)
  • Bob Hamlin

    as The Mellowmen (uncredited)
  • Lionel Hampton

    as Band Member (uncredited)
  • Ruth Hampton

    as Young Singer (uncredited)
  • Harry Harvey

    as Doctor (uncredited)
  • Rolan Jones

    as Waiter (uncredited)
  • Paula Kelly

    as Singer (uncredited)
  • Bill Lee

    as The Mellowmen (uncredited)
  • Caryl Lincoln

    as Commuter (uncredited)
  • Dayton Lummis

    as Col. Spaulding, USAAF (uncredited)
  • Thomas Martin

    as Elevator Boy (uncredited)
  • Hans Moebus

    as Elevator Passenger (uncredited)
  • Leo Mostovoy

    as Dr. Schillinger (uncredited)
  • Forbes Murray

    as Elevator Passenger (uncredited)
  • Damian O'Flynn

    as Col. Baker (uncredited)
  • Steve Pendleton

    as Lt. Col. Bassell (uncredited)
  • Thurl Ravenscroft

    as The Mellowmen (uncredited)
  • Davis Roberts

    as Black Man (uncredited)
  • Marion Ross

    as Polly Haynes (uncredited)
  • Dick Ryan

    as Auto Garage Repairman (uncredited)
  • Max Smith

    as The Mellowmen (uncredited)
  • Anthony Sydes

    as Herbert Miller (uncredited)
  • Deborah Sydes

    as Joanne Dee Miller (uncredited)
  • Paul Tanner

    as Trombonist in Glenn Miller Band (uncredited)
  • Nino Tempo

    as Wilber Schwartz (uncredited)
  • Maxie Thrower

    as Waiter (uncredited)
  • Carl Vernell

    as Musician Technician (uncredited)
  • Carleton Young

    as Adjunct General (uncredited)
Editing Russell F. Schoengarth Editor
Directing Anthony Mann Director
Camera William H. Daniels Director of Photography
Production Aaron Rosenberg Producer
Sound Henry Mancini Original Music Composer
Art Russell A. Gausman Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Jay A. Morley Jr. Costume Design
Art Bernard Herzbrun Art Direction
Art Julia Heron Set Decoration
Art Alexander Golitzen Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Bud Westmore Makeup Artist
Writing Valentine Davies Screenplay
Writing Oscar Brodney Screenplay
Crew Chummy MacGregor Technical Advisor
Crew Don Haynes Technical Advisor
Sound Joseph Gershenson Music Director
Camera Bill Johnson Camera Operator
Sound Leslie I. Carey Sound
Sound Joe Lapis Sound
Sound William Anderson Sound Editor
Sound Robert L. Bratton Sound Editor
Sound Richard DeWeese Sound Mixer
Directing John Sherwood Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Joan St. Oegger Hairstylist