Jazz on Film: Young Man with a Horn


Loosely inspired by the life of Bix Beiderbecke, Young Man with a Horn, featuring Kirk Douglas, Doris Day and Lauren Bacall, serves up more than its fair share of clichés but, says Selwyn Harris, it also exhibits plenty of redeeming features, enabling it to stand the test of time

Doris Day, Kirk Douglas and Lauren Bacall in Young Man with a Horn (1950)
Doris Day, Kirk Douglas and Lauren Bacall in Young Man with a Horn (1950)

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