Pete Kelly's Blues
Pete Kelly's Blues (1955)

Pete Kelly's Blues is arguably the most stylish of director/star Jack Webb's theatrical features. Beginning with a brilliantly evocative pre-credits prologue, wherein we see how WWI vet Pete Kelly (Webb) came into possession of his… More

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Release Date: July 22, 2008
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Dennis Schwartz
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Tedious but well-photographed atmospheric jazz pic from the Prohibition era.

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Emanuel Levy
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Like Love Me or Leave Me, also made in 1955, Webb's film is set in the golden age of Prohibition, mixing crime-gangster drama with great jazz music by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald and Peggy Lee, who received a Supporting Oscar nomination.

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jay nixon
There are some wonderful things in this, foremost Ella Fitzgerald and Peggy Lee spreading their special brands of magic, both are luminous. The music is good… More