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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bryant Weeks ...
Leon Bismark 'Bix' Beiderbecke
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Joe Venuti
Julia Ewing ...
Agatha 'Aggie' Beiderbecke
Mark Collver ...
Burnie Beiderbecke
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Matthew Buzzell ...
Don Murray
Ray Edelstein ...
Bismark Beiderbecke
Mark Sovel ...
Frankie Trumbauer
Barbara Wilder ...
Marie Louise Beiderbecke
Sally Groth ...
Liza
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Pee Wee Russell
Timothy L. Williams ...
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Vera Cox
Darrell Bishop ...
Andy Secrest
Curtis N. Wollan ...
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9 May 1991 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Bix - Eine Interpretation der Legende  »

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ITL 1,500,000 (estimated)
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Remake of Young Man with a Horn (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Singin' the Blues
Written by Joe Young (as Young), Sam Lewis (as Lewis), Con Conrad (as Conrad) and J. Russel Robinson
Published by BMG Ariola
(1920)
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Brilliant Music, Mark Sovel steals the show as Frankie Trumbaeur.
19 October 1999 | by (Seattle, Washington USA) – See all my reviews

Although the timeline can be a bit confusing, this is a beautiful peek into the hot jazz age and the true life characters who lived it.The music scenes are the best ever filmed of this era. No closer representation can be found of Bix and these legends at work. The cast is great and Mark Sovel steals the show with his sublime and witty portrayal of sax legend Frankie Trumbaeur. There are some flat points but overall one must be awed by life as it was in the 1920s.


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