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Cast (feature film)

1.
Last of the First, The (2004) as Himself
A look at the legendary Harlem Blues and Jazz Band, among whose members are counted some of jazz and blues' most talented and respected artists including Fats Waller's guitarist, Louie Armstrong's pianist, and Frank Sinatra's drummer.
2.
Texas Tenor: The Illinois Jacquet Story (1992)
The life and music of tenor saxophonist Illinois Jacquet, who first made his mark at the age of 19 with Lionel Hampton's Big Band's recording of "Flying Home."
3.
Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones (1990)
Biographical film on music producer, arranger and performer Quincy Jones.
4.
No Maps on My Taps (1978)
The indigenous American art of jazz tap dancing is explored in this documentary. Using rare photos and clips from Hollywood films of the 1930s, the careers of Sandman Sims, Chuck Green and Bunny Briggs, are highlighted.
5.
6.
Force of Impulse (1961) as Himself
7.
The Benny Goodman Story (1956) as
The legendary band leader fights to make swing acceptable.
8.
A Song Is Born (1948) as
A group of music professors takes in a singer on the run from her gangster boyfriend.

Music (feature film)

9.
Allied (2016)
11.
John Wick (2014)
12.
Express, The (2008)
The true story of Ernie Davis, two-time All-American running back for Syracuse University who led his team to the national championship in 1960. In 1961, he became the first black man to win the Heisman Trophy. Later that year, he was the first pick in the NFL draft. But Davis never got the chance to play professional football, he was diagnosed with leukemia during the summer of 1962 and died nearly a year later.
13.
Music and Lyrics (2007)
Alex Fletcher is a washed-up ''80s pop star who''s been reduced to working the nostalgia circuit at county fairs and amusement parks. The charismatic and talented musician gets a chance at a comeback when reigning diva Cora Corman invites him to write and record a duet with her, but there''s a problem. Alex hasn''t written a song in years, he''s never written lyrics, and he has to come up with a hit in a matter of days. Enter Sophie Fisher, Alex''s beguilingly quirky plant lady, whose flair for words strikes a chord with the struggling songwriter. On the rebound from a bad relationship, Sophie is reluctant to collaborate with anyone, especially commitment-phobe Alex. As their chemistry heats up at the piano and under it, Alex and Sophie will have to face their fears and the music if they want to find the love and success they both deserve.
14.
Hollywoodland (2006)
June 16, 1959. The glamour of Tinseltown permanently fades for actor George Reeves, the heroic Man of Steel on TV's "Adventures of Superman," as the actor dies in his Hollywood Hills home. Felled by a single gunshot wound, Reeves leaves behind a fiancée--aspiring starlet Leonore Lemmon--and millions
15.
Hollywoodland (2006)
June 16, 1959. The glamour of Tinseltown permanently fades for actor George Reeves, the heroic Man of Steel on TV's "Adventures of Superman," as the actor dies in his Hollywood Hills home. Felled by a single gunshot wound, Reeves leaves behind a fiancée--aspiring starlet Leonore Lemmon--and millions
16.
Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
In 1953, a time when women's roles were rigidly defined, free-spirited, novice art history professor Katherine Watson begins teaching at the prestigious all-female Wellesley College--which despite its academic reputation, is an environment where success is measured by 'how well' the students marry.
17.
Focus (2001) as Song ("Shivers")
In New York during the height of World War II, an American community begins to unravel when a man and his wife become victims of mistaken identity.
18.
City of Angels (1998)
An angel comes to earth and falls in love with the woman he''s assigned to watch over.
19.
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
A corrupt executive tries to control his company by appointing a small-town boob to replace the president.
20.
Malcolm X (1992)
Biographical drama on the life of the late Malcolm X, who was assassinated on February 21, 1965.
21.
Malcolm X (1992)
Biographical drama on the life of the late Malcolm X, who was assassinated on February 21, 1965.
22.
Memphis Belle (1990)
True story of an American crew on the B-17 bomber "Memphis Belle" on a hazardous World War II mission.
23.
Pobre Mariposa (1986) as Song Performer ("Poor Butterfly")
24.
Losin' It (1983)
Set in 1965, four rowdy teenage guys travel to Tijuana, Mexico for a night of partying when they are joined by a heartbroken housewife who is in town seeking a quick divorce.
25.
Atomic Cafe, The (1982) as Song ("Flying Home")
Cold War history, propaganda, music and culture, government-produced educational and training films, newsreels and advertisements are juxtaposed to show how the US encouraged Americans of the 1950's to stop worrying and love the bomb. Taken together, these sources cheerily instruct the public on how
26.
27.
No Maps on My Taps (1978) as Music Director
The indigenous American art of jazz tap dancing is explored in this documentary. Using rare photos and clips from Hollywood films of the 1930s, the careers of Sandman Sims, Chuck Green and Bunny Briggs, are highlighted.
28.
Force of Impulse (1961) as Mus cond
29.
Mister Rock and Roll (1957) as Music Director
30.
Mister Rock and Roll (1957) as Composer

Cast (special)

31.
Little Jimmy Scott (1999)
Profile of musician Little Jimmy Scott.
32.
Vote For Dizzy, A (1998)
Documentary profile on jazz legend Dizzy Gillespie.
33.
Benny Goodman's Greatest Hits (1997)
Special spotlights the musical talent of big band leader Benny Goodman featuring vintage clips, archival footage and stills, and personal remembrances. Highlights include performances with Patti Page, Lionel Hampton, and classical clarinetist Richard Stolzman.
34.
Benny Goodman's Greatest Hits (1997)
Special spotlights the musical talent of big band leader Benny Goodman featuring vintage clips, archival footage and stills, and personal remembrances. Highlights include performances with Patti Page, Lionel Hampton, and classical clarinetist Richard Stolzman.
35.
Louis Armstrong: Laughin' Louis (1995) as Interviewee
Documentary profile of jazz musician, trumpeter and singer Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong.
36.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1992)
Broadcast of the fifteenth annual gala tribute to the distinguished artists who are recipients of the 1992 Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement: actor and dancer Ginger Rogers, jazz vibraphonist Lionel Hampton, actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropo
37.
Grammy Legends Show (1990)
Honoring Johnny Cash, Aretha Franklin, Billy Joel and Quincy Jones, who were chosen by the Board of Trustees of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences as 1990's Grammy Living Legends.
38.
John Hammond: From Bessie Smith to Bruce Springsteen (1990)
A documentary chronicling fifty years of popular music with the late veteran music producer John Hammond, who is credited with discovering and promoting Billie Holiday, Bessie Smith, and Count Basie. Features interviews with popular artists Hammond discovered and recorded as well as other friends an
39.
10th Annual American Black Achievement Awards, The (1989)
Coverage of the 10th annual awards ceremony, honoring accomplishments by individuals in the black community, taped November 20, 1988 in Los Angeles.
40.
Jumpin' Jive (1989)
A documentary featuring musicians from the 1940s and '50s as they perform in vintage sketches and short films from the period.
41.
Newport Jazz '88 (1988)
A music special featuring performances taped at the Newport Jazz Festival in August, 1988.
42.
Newport Jazz '88 (1988)
A music special featuring performances taped at the Newport Jazz Festival in August, 1988.
43.
All-Star Swing Festival (1977)
A Peabody Award-winning jazz concert from Lincoln Center in New York.
44.
Big Band and All That Jazz, The (1972)
Performances by renowned jazz personalities.
45.
Red Skelton Chevy Special, The (1959) as Guest
An hour of music, song, and comedy starring Red Skelton. Sponsored by Chevrolet.

Music (special)

46.
Jumpin' Jive (1989) as Song Performer ("Ding Dong Baby")
A documentary featuring musicians from the 1940s and '50s as they perform in vintage sketches and short films from the period.

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