The Five Pennies(1959). Directed by Melville Shavelson, written by Robert Smith, Jack Rose and Melville Shavelson, produced by Jack Rose for Paramount Pictures.
Susan Gordon plays Dorothy, the six-year-old daughter of band leader Red Nichols (Danny Kaye) and band singer Bobbie Meredith (Barbara Bel Geddes). When Dorothy is diagnosed with polio, Nichols quits music and takes a steady job in a factory. Tuesday Weld plays Dorothy as a teenager.
Also in the cast are Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino, Bob Crosby, Bobby Troup, Ray Anthony, Shelly Manne and Ray Daly.