Young Man With a Horn
Young Man With a Horn (1950)

The life of tragic jazz great Bix Beiderbecke is given the "a clef" treatment in Warner Bros. Young Man With a Horn. Kirk Douglas plays the Beiderbecke character, here named Rick Martin. An ace trumpter player, Martin is one of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 9, 1950
DVD Release Date: April 26, 2005
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Steve Crum

Fine Kirk Douglas character study directed by Curtiz.

Jeremiah Kipp
Slant Magazine

Dramatically contrived and thematically feeble.

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Christopher Null

a fair example of a somewhat overworked genre.

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Aj V
Kirk Douglas plays a young man with a horn, a trumpet that is. He wants to play jazz, and he struggles through life and his alcoholism and bad love life. An… More
jay nixon
Great music, good performances from the three leads.
Emily B.
Nothing very remarkable here. The story isn't exactly the most interesting or entertaining. The performances are all adequate, with Douglas playing the… More