Young Man with a Horn (1949)

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  • Young Man with a Trumpet Alternative
  • Young Man of Music Alternative


Inspired by the life of jazz player Leon Bismark `Bix Biederbecke' who died in 1931 at the age of 28 after a long battle with chronic alcoholism. A jazz trumpeter's rise to fame; his moral disintegration after an unhappy marriage; and his last-minute rehabilitation. Trumpet playing dubbed by Harry James.

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