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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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Musical Monday: Young Man with a Horn (1950)

on Jun 12, 2023 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals.In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 600. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical:Young Man with a Horn (1950) ?... Read full article


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


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Rick Martin: I'm not going to be tied down to anybody or anything. From now on, I'm playing it my way.


Rick Martin: I don't understand a word you're saying, but I love the sound of your voice.


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


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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onMarch 3, 1952 with Kirk Douglas reprising his film role.
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.
Doris Day wrote that she was unhappy making this film, which brought back stressful memories of her early career as a band singer, and also because Kirk Douglas and Lauren Bacall (having dated at one time in real life) seemed to intentionally shut her out, making her feel unwelcome.
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