Bix

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Bix ★★ 1990

Based on the brief life of legendary Jazz Age cornetist Leon Bix Beiderbecke, who died at age 28. Story unfolds in flashbacks, through friend Joe Venuti memories of the dissipated genius and the music he created with Hoagy Carmichael, Pee Wee Russell, Paul Whiteman, and others. 100m/C VHS . IT Bryant Weeks, Emile Levisetti, Mark Collver, Sally Groth; D: Pupi Avati; W: Pupi Avati, Antonio Avati, Lino Patruno.