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Young Man with a Horn (1950) was a Biographical - Drama Film directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Jerry Wald.

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Why you should be talking about Lauren Bacall in Young Man With a Horn (1950)

By Carol Martinheira on Jun 14, 2019 From The Old Hollywood Garden

Why you should be talking about Lauren Bacall in Young Man With a Horn (1950) On June 14, 2019June 14, 2019 By CarolIn Uncategorized At first, Young Man With a Horn (1950, dir. Michael Curtiz) may seem like a less melodramatic Humoresque (1947, dir. Jean Negulesco), an... Read full article


THE SECOND LAUREN BACALL BLOGATHON: Young Man with a Horn (1950)

on Sep 14, 2018 From Caftan Woman

Crystal is sharing her personal connection to Lauren Bacall on her site In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood with The Second Lauren Bacall Blogathon which you can access by clicking HERE. Lauren Bacall plays Amy North, a wealthy young woman who describes herself as "an intellectual mountain go... Read full article


THE SECOND LAUREN BACALL BLOGATHON: Young Man with a Horn (1950)

on Sep 14, 2018 From Caftan Woman

Crystal is sharing her personal connection to Lauren Bacall on her site In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood with The Second Lauren Bacall Blogathon which you can access by clicking HERE. Lauren Bacall plays Amy North, a wealthy young woman who describes herself as "an intellectual mountain go... Read full article


Young Man with a Horn (1950)

By Beatrice on Jul 4, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Young Man with a Horn Directed by Michael Curtiz Written by Carl Foreman and Edmund H. North based on a novel by Dorothy Baker 1950/USA Warner Bros. First viewing/Netflix rental Rick Martin: I bet I could. I think I was expecting something along the lines of Champion with a trumpet taking the pla... Read full article


Get Your Read On ~ Young Man With a Horn

By Raquel Stecher on Sep 2, 2013 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

Young Man With a Horn by Dorothy Baker New York Review of Books Paperback, 192 pages Originally Published 1938 ISBN 9781590175774 Barnes and Noble IndieBound Powell's Young Man With a Horn by Dorothy Baker is considered to be the first ever Jazz novel. It was published in 1938 and was a critical... Read full article


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Amy: You can call me Amy.
Rick: I bet I could.


Rick Martin: [to Amy] What a dope I was. I thought you were class, like a real high note you only hit once in a lifetime.


Jo Jordan: Can I lend you some money?
Rick Martin: Wouldn't know what to do with it.


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Kirk Douglas's trumpet licks were performed by Harry James.
Even while married to pinup-girl Betty Grable, Harry James was notorious for his womanizing. Peter Levinson, in his biography of James ("Trumpet Blues") notes that during the filming of this movie, James contacted Doris Day's manager to ask what he thought were James' chances of "nailing" Doris.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onMarch 3, 1952 with Kirk Douglas reprising his film role.
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