Approved | | Biography, Drama, Music
A young trumpeter enjoys highs (musical success, fame, and fortune) and lows (sour marriage, death of his mentor, bout with alcoholism).
Hoagy Carmichael was a friend of the real-life Beiderbecke and helped Douglas with his role. Carmichael received a thank-you letter from director Michael Curtiz for his valuable input in several areas of this film's production.
I don't understand a word you're saying, but I love the sound of your voice.
When a young Rick Martin is looking out the rear window of the car as it drives away from the cemetery, a light or reflector and its articulated stand is clearly reflected on the glass.