Young Man with a Horn (1950)

Young Man with a Horn (1950)
 

Director Michael Curtiz

Writer Carl Foreman (screenplay), Edmund H. North (screenplay), Dorothy Baker (novel)

Genre Biography, Drama, Music

Year 1950

Actors Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day, Hoagy Carmichael

IMDB : 7.2 (2,127 votes)


 

Description Aimless youth Rick Martin learns he has a gift for music and falls in love with the trumpet. Legendary trumpeter Art Hazzard takes Rick under his wing and teaches him all he knows about playing. To the exclusion of anything else in life, Rick becomes a star trumpeter, but his volatile personality and desire to play jazz rather than the restricted tunes of the bands he works for lands him in trouble.

Comments

  • nealbfinn 2015-12-13 04:25:10
    The movie is a "loose" adaptation of Bix's life. Hoagy Carmichael was Bix's roomie in Chicago in the early 20's.

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