Scott Joplin (1977)
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Scott Joplin (1977)

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When he's discovered during a piano playing competition by the famous music publisher John Stark (Carney), he turns into an instant success...composing songs so popular that he becomes the first black composer to be allowed to play at the World's Fair. Th… View More
Genres Drama, Historical
Director Jeremy Kagan
Starring Billy Dee Williams, Clifton Davis, Margaret Avery, Eubie Blake View More
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Movie Summary

When he's discovered during a piano playing competition by the famous music publisher John Stark (Carney), he turns into an instant success...composing songs so popular that he becomes the first black composer to be allowed to play at the World's Fair. This historic film recounts Joplin's determination in the face of racism, his heroic struggle with a debilitating disease, and his ultimate triumph as a composer and musical legend.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Historical
Director Jeremy Kagan
Starring Billy Dee Williams, Clifton Davis, Margaret Avery, Eubie Blake, Godfrey Cambridge, Seymour Cassel, DeWayne Jessie, Mabel King
Studio Name Universal Studios
Release Date 1977
VUDU Release Date 10/17/2007
Rating PG About Ratings
Running Time 95 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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