Willie Smith: Willie the Lion
Esteemed jazz pianist and composer Willie "The Lion" Smith's extraordinary life story is told, and his music honored, in this toe-tapping biography. A legendary 1920s and '30s Harlem musician and creator of the "Harlem Stride" style, Smith composed more than 100 songs, including "St. Louis Blues" and "Carolina Shout." His story is chronicled through rare performance footage, interviews with jazz historians and musicians, photos and narration.
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NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Filmed in B&W and color; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it