Scott Joplin

  • 1977
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Biography, Musical

There is a great movie to be made about the life of Scott Joplin; unfortunately, this Motown production, their second honoring important African-American musical figures (LADY SINGS THE BLUES was the first), is only a good one. The film follows Joplin (Billy Dee Williams) and his friend and fellow piano player Louis Chauvin (Clifton Davis) as they tinkle...read more

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Billy Dee Williams stars with Art Carney and Clifton Davis in Scott Joplin, the fascinating story about the life of the ragtime great. Best known for (more…)

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  • Released: 1977
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: There is a great movie to be made about the life of Scott Joplin; unfortunately, this Motown production, their second honoring important African-American musical figures (LADY SINGS THE BLUES was the first), is only a good one. The film follows Joplin (Bil… (more)

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