6.4/10
130
9 user
Biopic of troubled jazz musician/composer Bix Beiderbecke (1903-1931), who played with the Paul Whiteman band, among others.

Director:

Pupi Avati
Reviews
3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The United States of America, after the great success of Vietnam, Watergate and so on, have decided to expand their activities in Italy. Mr. Chips has chosen Eddie Mordace to open the ... See full summary »

Director: Pupi Avati
Stars: Al Lettieri, Gigi Proietti, Christian De Sica
Comedy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Dante must sell books on the legends related to the noble families of Emilia-Romagna to the descendants of the families themselves. When he arrives to the castle Zanotti, he learns that the... See full summary »

Director: Pupi Avati
Stars: Gianni Cavina, Francesca Marciano, Carlo Delle Piane
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Rather than waste the funds and logistical skill it took to film the movie "Bix" in Davenport, Iowa, Italian filmmaker Pupi Avati wrote and produced this unassuming English-language ... See full synopsis »

Director: Maurizio Zaccaro
Stars: Tom Gallop, Cara Wilder, Don Pearson
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A young trumpeter enjoys highs (musical success, fame, and fortune) and lows (sour marriage, death of his mentor, bout with alcoholism).

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bryant Weeks Bryant Weeks ... Leon Bismark 'Bix' Beiderbecke
Emile B. Levisetti ... Joe Venuti (as Emile Levisetti)
Julia Ewing Julia Ewing ... Agatha 'Aggie' Beiderbecke
Mark Collver Mark Collver ... Burnie Beiderbecke
Romano Orzari ... Hoagy Carmichael
Matthew Buzzell Matthew Buzzell ... Don Murray
Ray Edelstein Ray Edelstein ... Bismark Beiderbecke
Mark Sovel Mark Sovel ... Frankie Trumbauer
Barbara Wilder Barbara Wilder ... Marie Louise Beiderbecke
Sally Groth Sally Groth ... Liza
Michael T. Henderson Michael T. Henderson ... Pee Wee Russell
Timothy L. Williams Timothy L. Williams ... Esten
Debbon Ayer ... Vera Cox
Darrell Bishop Darrell Bishop ... Andy Secrest
Curtis N. Wollan Curtis N. Wollan ... Paul Whiteman
Edit

Storyline

Biopic of troubled jazz musician/composer Bix Beiderbecke (1903-1931), who played with the Paul Whiteman band, among others.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

Edit

Details

Country:

Italy | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 1991 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Bix - Eine Interpretation der Legende See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

ITL1,500,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (as Telacolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Filmed in Davenport, Iowa w/many extras from the surrounding community: the Quad Cities. See more »

Connections

Remake of Young Man with a Horn (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Stardust
Written by Mitchell Parish and Hoagy Carmichael
Published by EMI Songs
(music 1927, lyrics 1929)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

amazed
6 August 2003 | by filmmthSee all my reviews

I am amazed at the amount of comments. I would like to thank the guy who said that even the ugly guys were attractive (I played Pee Wee Russel) Like many I think the music is great but oh the script not entirely the directors fault English not his first language, view his films in Italian they are breathtaking.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 9 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed