'Round Midnight (1986)
Eddie Wayne (Herbie Hancock) quotes Tom Keefer (Walter Brennan) from "Swamp Water."
Character Eddie Wayne quotes Boris Lermontov (Anton Walbrook) from "The Red Shoes."
Movie poster in the alley around the corner from the Blue Note
Billboard advertising this film seen
The title of the episode references this jazz film. Also, in "Midnight" we are told the main character dies, but not the cause of death. Similarly, the show tells us that Bleeding Gums dies, but not how.
Jay mentions that Herbie Hancock scored the film
Siskel's #9 pick; Ebert's #2 pick.
One of the Video Picks of the Week.