Syncopation

  • 1942
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Musical

A rather spotty story served the purpose of presenting some of the hottest musical talent of the day including Gene Krupa and Benny Goodman. Cooper is a young trumpet player who takes a liking to Granville, a girl who shares his enthusiasm for music but is suffering from a broken heart for the childhood sweetheart she just lost in WW II. After gaining the...read more

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A rather spotty story served the purpose of presenting some of the hottest musical talent of the day including Gene Krupa and Benny Goodman. Cooper is a young trumpet player who takes a liking to Granville, a girl who shares his enthusiasm for music but is suffering from a broken heart for

the childhood sweetheart she just lost in WW II. After gaining the girl's trust, Cooper starts about some real romancing before getting his band together to have a go at making it. Musical numbers include: "Goin' Up the River" (Dave Torbett, Leith Stevens), "You Made Me Love You" (Joseph McCarthy,

James V. Monaco), "Only Worry for a Pillow," "Chicago Ragtime" (Stevens), "Under a Falling Star" (Rich Hall, Stevens, sung by Connie Boswell), and "Slave Market" (Hall Johnson).

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