Tag: trumpet

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool-2019 7.4

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool-2019

Miles Davis: Horn player, bandleader, innovator. This documentary feature explores archival photos and home movies shot by Miles and his colleagues, his manuscripts and Miles' original paintings, to explore the man behin...

Memories of Me-1988 5.7

Memories of Me-1988

On his girlfriend's insistence, a disgruntled man tries to make peace with his high-spirited, street-smart and often irritatingly careless father, a failed actor who never quit his dream to be a success.::Anonymous...

In the Basement-2014 6.7

In the Basement-2014

A documentary that reveals what its subjects do in their respective basements.::Anonymous...

Let’s Get Lost-1988 7.9

Let’s Get Lost-1988

Documentary on the life of jazz trumpeter and drug addict Chet Baker. Fascinating series of interviews with friends, family, associates and lovers, interspersed with film from Baker's earlier life and some modern-day per...

Syncopation-1942 6.2

Syncopation-1942

Covering a quarter-century of American 'syncopated" music (Ragtime, Jazz, Swing, Blues, Boogie Woogie)from prior to WWI through prohibition, the stock-market crash, the depression and the outbreak of WWII. A romance betw...

The L-Shaped Room-1962 7.3

The L-Shaped Room-1962

Jane, a young French woman, pregnant and unmarried, takes a room in a seedy London boarding house, which is inhabited by an assortment of misfits. She considers getting an abortion, but is unhappy with this solution. She...

Knightriders-1981 6.3

Knightriders-1981

A travelling troupe of jousters and performers are slowly cracking under the pressure of hick cops, financial troubles and their failure to live up to their own ideals. The group's leader, King Billy, is increasingly una...

Towed in a Hole-1932 7.8

Towed in a Hole-1932

Laurel and Hardy are in the fish business. They drive around town seeing if they can sell any. Stan suggests they catch their own fish and could keep all the profits when selling them to people. Ollie likes the idea so t...

Throw Momma from the Train-1987 6.2

Throw Momma from the Train-1987

Larry Donner is an author and writing professor who tutors people that want to write books. Larry's life has become a misery when his ex-wife Margaret has published a book he wrote under her name and has gotten rich over...