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The Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong

Synopsis

A highly stylised intimate portrait of the fantastic life of Louis Armstrong. The film charts the story of the innovator, the first great jazz soloist, bandleader, pop star, actor and American cultural ambassador, Louis Armstrong.

Narrated by Danny Glover, The Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong is a sensitive insight into the life of the man behind the trumpet; an epic story that spans 70 years from his childhood days on the streets of New Orleans to the glamorous Hollywood films like High Society and Hello Dolly, punctuated by timeless hits like What a Wonderful World and When You're Smiling.

Details

Year
2001
Type of film
Features
Running Time
65 mins
Format
Betacam Sp, Digi Beta
Director
John Akomfrah
Producer
Roger Thompson
Executive Producer
Roger Thompson
Editor
Nick Follows
Director of Photography
Dewald Aukema
Sound
Trevor Mathison

Production Company

Smoking Dogs Films
Contact: David Lawson
1st Floor
26 Shacklenell Lane
London E8 2EZ
UK

T+44 020 7249 6644

Info@smokingdogsfilms.com

Sales
Company

Smoking Dogs Films
Contact: David Lawson
1st Floor
26 Shacklenell Lane
London E8 2EZ
UK

T+44 020 7249 6644

Info@smokingdogsfilms.com