The Gene Krupa Story

  • 1959
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Biography

Sal Mineo was far too young and the direction far too pedestrian to bring this ordinary biopic of an extraordinary musician to life. It is true-to-life, but newspaper accounts would be more interesting than the film. Krupa's father wanted him to be a priest, but he chose music instead. He loses Kohner, his childhood sweetheart, then gets involved with bad...read more

Gene Krupa Story, The - (Original Trailer)
Sal Mineo stars in the life story of jazz's most famous drummer, The Gene Krupa Story (1959).

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Sal Mineo was far too young and the direction far too pedestrian to bring this ordinary biopic of an extraordinary musician to life. It is true-to-life, but newspaper accounts would be more interesting than the film. Krupa's father wanted him to be a pries… (more)

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