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Michael Curtiz

Young Man with a Horn

Edition 1991
111' - 1950 - Drama, Biography - Dialogue: English
Director: Michael Curtiz Composer: Ray Heindorf With: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day, Hoagy Carmichael, Juano Hernandez, Michael Higgins
Rick Martin has only one dream: to be the best trumpet player in the world. A black pianist and a singer introduce him to the leader of a jazz band, of which he soon becomes the star player. One day he meets the beautiful but bored Amy North, with whom he falls passionately in love. Once married, their love subsides and Rick finds himself caught in a luxurious trap: his wife has no real interest in music and she prefers her own interests and level of society. Rick takes to drinking...

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Credits

Director

Michael Curtiz

Composer

Ray Heindorf

With

Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day, Hoagy Carmichael, Juano Hernandez, Michael Higgins

Scenario

Carl Foreman, Edmund H. North

Director of Photography

Ted McCord

Editor

Alan Crosland Jr.

Producer

Jerry Wald

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Screenplay based on

"Young Man with a Horn", Dorothy Baker

Year

1950

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