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Helen Forrest in Great Big Bands from the Silver Screen

Lights, Camera, Action!: Great Big Bands from the Silver Screen

2006 NR

Jazz aficionados will appreciate this vintage compilation of 30 swingin' music tracks from the movies of Hollywood's golden age. Among the legendary big bands performing are the Dorsey Brothers, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, Cab Calloway, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Artie Shaw and Dizzy Gillespie. Vocalists in the spotlight include Helen Forrest, Tex Beneke, June Christy and the sultry Peggy Lee.

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