Plot & Details
A star-studded cast invigorates this film of a jazz trumpeter (Sammy Davis Jr.) who experiences both the prejudices of the music industry and terrible guilt following the traffic accident that killed his family, a tragedy he feels personally responsible for. Co-stars include several giants of jazz and popular music: Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Ossie Davis, and Mel Tormé, as well as Peter Lawford and Cicely Tyson.
- MPAA Rating: Not Yet Rated
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 103min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 09/28/2003
- DVD Release Date: 01/12/2010
- Distributor(s): Embassy Pictures
- Director(s): Leo Penn
- Starring: Sammy Davis, Jr. , Louis Armstrong , Ossie Davis , Cicely Tyson , Frank Sinatra, Jr.
- Keywords: Black [race], accident, activism, backstage, bitterness, career, casino, death, guilt, jazz, prejudice, segregation, south, stage, car, love, music, self-pity, spurned