Pete Kelly’s Blues on Hallwalls

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Thursday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Co-starring Peggy Lee, acting and singing in the Oscar-nominated supporting role of “Rose Hopkins,” and with a cameo performance by:Ella Fitzgerald as “Maggie Jackson.” Other featured actors include Janet Leigh, Edmond O’Brien, Andy Devine, Lee Marvin (as clarinetist “Al Gannaway”), Martin Milner (as “Pete Kelly’s hot-tempered [and drunken] drummer Joey Firestone”), Harry Morgan (uncredited), and a young Jayne Mansfield as a nightclub cigarette girl. Milner would appear as a jazz musician again a couple of years later in the next film in this series, Sweet Smell of Success, the guitarist “Steve Dallas,” another role pivotal to the plot and involving substance abuse.

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202
Phone: (716) 854-1694; Fax: (716) 854-1696

http://www.hallwalls.org/media-arts/5344.html

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