Cinema: Also Showing

Glory Alley (M-G-M). A couple of shots of Louis ("Satchmo") Armstrong as a fight trainer playing a trained trumpet almost make this little New Orleans melodrama worth the trouble. Also involved in the proceedings: a cocky prizefighter (Ralph Meeker) who quits the ring because of a mental block, but then proves himself a hero in Korea; a ballet dancer (Leslie Caron) who hoofs in a honky-tonk to support her blind father (Kurt Kasznar). Pretty Leslie (An American in Paris) Caron, playing a Belgian girl in America, is on her toes in a couple of dance numbers, but is otherwise miscast. Satchmo...

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