The Gene Krupa Story
The Gene Krupa Story ★★½ 1959
The story of the famous jazz drummer and his career plunge after a drug conviction. Krupa recorded the soundtrack, mimed by Mineo, who was too young for a convincing portrayal. Gavin McLeod (of “Love Boat” fame) has a small part as Mineo's dad. 101m/B VHS, DVD . Sal Mineo, James Darren, Susan Kohner, Susan Oliver, Anita O'Day, Red Nichols; D: Don Weis.