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Sidney Bechet: Treat It Gentle

2006 Rated NR 57m

Jazz pioneer Sidney Bechet collaborated with many icons of 20th-century American music, including Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and Bessie Smith. This engaging portrait retraces the soprano saxophonist's life, from his New Orleans youth through his rise to musical fame in New York, London and Paris. Bechet's legacy is touted by a host of friends and family, as well as more famous names such as Wynton Marsalis and Woody Allen.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.