Peggy Lee was an American actress, jazz singer, and songwriter, best known for playing ‘Rose Hopkins’ in the 1955 film ‘Pete Kelly’s Blues.’ She won an ‘Academy Award' nomination for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ for her performance in the film. She made her film debut in ‘The Powers Girl’ (1943) as herself. Her first credited role came in the short film ‘Banquet of Melody’ (1946). She made her feature film ‘Mr. Music’ (1950). She had voice roles in films such as ‘Jasper in a Jam’ (1946) and ‘Lady and the Tramp’ (1955). She made appearances in a handful of TV shows, such as ‘What's My Line?’ (1960), ‘The Danny Kaye Show’ (1966), and ‘The World of Peggy Lee’ (1969). Peggy was a successful singer too, and was nominated for 12 ‘Grammy Awards,’ winning for ‘Best Contemporary Vocal Performance’ for her 1969 hit, ‘Is That All There Is?’
Pete Kelly, the leader of a jazz band in Kansas City Speakeasy, unexpectedly finds himself paying protection money to a local gangster Fran McCarg. He also has to accept Fran McCarg’s girl Rose Hopkins as a singer. However, when things go beyond a limit, Pete decides to stand up and take action.
A songwriter who is crazy about golf tries to avoid working in the production of a musical because it requires long hours of concentration. However, his producer and his secretary thinks of a plan to get him back on track.
Jess Robin wants to be a popular jazz singer but his father, who lives as a traditional Jew, doesn’t want his son following this particular career. Defying both his father as well as his wife, Jess leaves New York in order to pursue his dreams.
After her owners have a baby and a dog-hating relative moves into the house, pampered cocker spaniel Lady is forced to run off following a debacle involving two scheming Siamese cats. She is protected by street-smart stray mutt Tramp, but their budding romance is cut short when Lady is caught by dog catchers while Tramp is distracted.
Peggy Lee Awards
|Winner||Best Album Cover||1961|
|Winner||Lifetime Achievement Award||1995|
|Winner||Best Contemporary Vocal Performance, Female||1970|