Syncopation (1942)

This musical chronicles the history of jazz music and features many of the most popular musical acts from the early 1940s. The story centers on a trumpet player who falls for a young woman. Unfortunately, the girl is still grieving for her… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 22, 1942
DVD Release Date: February 9, 2015
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Eric Melin

The plot is pretty standard, if a little herky jerky, but what stands out above everything is the respect and passion all the characters have for the music. To his credit, Dieterle doesn't really play up the soap opera elements of the story either.

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