Bix

Bix

Director: Brigitte Berman, Hoagy Carmichael

Cast: Brigitte Berman, Hoagy Carmichael

     
 
This documentary on the troubled life of jazz artist Bix Beiderbecke comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are neither subtitles nor closed-captions on this release. There are no supplemental materials of any consequence, but jazz enthusiasts should enjoy this disc.

Overview

This documentary on the troubled life of jazz artist Bix Beiderbecke comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are neither subtitles nor closed-captions on this release. There are no supplemental materials of any consequence, but jazz enthusiasts should enjoy this disc.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/13/2001
UPC:
0726283904322
Original Release:
1981
Rating:
NR
Source:
Playboy Home Video
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[Dolby Digital, stereo]
Time:
1:56:00

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Chapter List
0. Chapter List
1. Introduction [2:05]
2. Family history & childhood [4:05]
3. Exposure to jazz & school days [8:34]
4. The Wolverines [3:59]
5. The Wolverines & Indiana University [11:42]
6. Bix joins Jean Goldkette [2:41]
7. Bix records for Gennett Records [7:53]
8. Roseland Ballroom & The Greystone [10:46]
9. Bix joins Paul Whiteman Band [5:38]
10. The Chicago period [6:48]
11. New York & Carnegie Hall [5:55]
12. The fall tour of 1928 [7:22]
13. Jealousy & boredom on the tour [5:41]
14. Tour ends and Bix takes ill [2:47]
15. 1929: The birth of radio concerts [4:34]
16. West Coast tour and Hollywood [3:16]
17. Bix collapes in New York [2:34]
18. The Great Depression & more health problems [1:19]
19. Iowa to New York for the last time [5:50]
20. End credits [7:37]

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