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The Eddy Duchin Story

Director: George Sidney

Genre: Music/Musicals

Year: 1956

Running time: 123 minutes

Territory: International

Studio: Sony

Cast: Tyrone Power, Kim Novak, Victoria Shaw

Directed by George Sidney, a veteran of dozens of Golden Age MGM musicals, this glossy biopic of famed pianist Eddy Duchin stars Tyrone Power as the talented ivory tickler who was at the height of his career when he discovered he had leukemia. Duchin decides to pursue music at the urging of Marjorie Oelrichs (Kim Novak), a socialite who becomes his wife. But their wedded bliss is shattered when Marjorie dies giving birth to their son, Peter.


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