Sweet Love, Bitter

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Sweet Love, Bitter ★★½ ItWon't Rub Off, Baby; Black Love, White Love 1967

The downfall of a black jazz saxophonist in the 1950s. The character is loosely based on the life of legendary musician Charlie “Bird” Parker. Alto sax man Charles McPherson dubs Gregory's solos. Adapted from the novel “Night Song” by John A. Williams. 92m/C VHS . Dick Gregory, Don Murray, Diane Varsi, Robert Hooks; D: Herbert Danska; W: Lewis Jacobs, Herbert Danska; M: Mal Waldron.