A Man Called Adam

Overview

A star-studded cast invigorates this film of a jazz trumpeter Sammy Davis Jr. who experiences both the prejudices of the music industry and terrible guilt following the traffic accident that killed his family, a tragedy he feels personally responsible for. Co-stars include several giants of jazz and popular music: Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Ossie Davis, and Mel Tormé, as well as Peter Lawford and Cicely Tyson.
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Overview

A star-studded cast invigorates this film of a jazz trumpeter Sammy Davis Jr. who experiences both the prejudices of the music industry and terrible guilt following the traffic accident that killed his family, a tragedy he feels personally responsible for. Co-stars include several giants of jazz and popular music: Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Ossie Davis, and Mel Tormé, as well as Peter Lawford and Cicely Tyson.
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Special Features

Closed Caption
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/12/2010
  • UPC: 012236107545
  • Original Release: 1966
  • Rating:

  • Source: Lions Gate
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Bonus CD / B&W
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:43:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 7,199

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sammy Davis Jr. Adam Johnson
Louis Armstrong Willie "Sweet Daddy" Ferguson
Ossie Davis Nelson Davis
Cicely Tyson Claudia Ferguson
Frank Sinatra Jr. Vincent
Peter Lawford Manny
Melvin Howard Torme Himself
Lola Falana Theo
Jeanette Du Bois Martha
Johnny Brown Les
George Rhodes Leroy
Michael Silva George
Michael Lipton Bobby Gales
Ted Beniades
Morris Erby
Michael Vincente Gazzo
Roy E. Glenn Sr.
Will Hussung
Gerald O'Loughlin
Matt Russo
Kenneth Tobey
Technical Credits
Leo Penn Director
Benny Carter Score Composer
Ike Jones Producer
Carl Lerner Editor
Joseph E. Levine Executive Producer
Les Pine Screenwriter
Jack Priestley Cinematographer
Sam Robert Set Decoration/Design
Tina Rome Screenwriter
Charles Rosen Art Director
James Waters Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- A Music Makers: A Man Called Adam
1. Opening Credits [3:40]
2. Childish Musicians [5:43]
3. Surprise Guests [9:13]
4. Making Friends [7:59]
5. At the Club [8:00]
6. Take it and Cry [3:47]
7. Blow Your Soul [5:56]
8. Meeting With Manny [5:15]
9. Willie Performs [8:07]
10. And All That Jazz [6:05]
11. I Was Drunk [4:40]
12. Back With the Group [5:09]
13. Tiget Club [5:28]
14. Rehired [6:06]
15. On Tour [8:41]
16. A Man Called Adam [9:51]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- A Music Makers: A Man Called Adam
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   Scene Selection
   Set Up
      English Subtitles - On
      English Subtitles - Off
      Spanish Subtitles - On
      Spanish Subtitles - Off
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