Young Man With a Horn Poster

Release Date: 1950

DVD Release Date: April 26th, 2005

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary
Rick Martin (Kirk Douglas) is a young man with no direction in life --until he discovers he has a flare for the trumpet. When jazz icon Art Hazzard (Juano Hernandez) agrees to become his teacher, Martin becomes obsessed with jazz at the expense of everything else. Soon Rick is playing at the hottest clubs, but his love of jazz and his stubborn nature soon clash with some of the more conservative patrons while attracting certain others, such as high-brow socialite Amy North (Lauren Bacall).

Cast: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day, Hoagy Carmichael, Juano Hernandez, Jerome Cowan, Mary Beth Hughes, Nestor Paiva

Director: Michael Curtiz

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Engaging, 1950s, Forbidden love, Sacrifice, Rise