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Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got

Released Mar 15, 1985 1h 54m Documentary List
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This documentary tells the story of Artie Shaw, legendary jazz clarinetist, with interviews of the 75-year-old about his life. Born in 1910 in New York City, Shaw leaves home to tour as a musician at the age of 16 and slowly rises to national prominence, becoming as famous for his eight marriages as for his musical skill, which earns him comparisons to Benny Goodman. Shaw discusses his musical and cinematic career, his retirement in 1954 and his many interests, from writing to fishing. Read More Read Less

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Glenn Kenny New York Times An all-star roster of interviewees, including the luminaries Mel Tormé and Buddy Rich, contributes to an unfailingly entertaining saga. Jan 4, 2024 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis This documentary tells the story of Artie Shaw, legendary jazz clarinetist, with interviews of the 75-year-old about his life. Born in 1910 in New York City, Shaw leaves home to tour as a musician at the age of 16 and slowly rises to national prominence, becoming as famous for his eight marriages as for his musical skill, which earns him comparisons to Benny Goodman. Shaw discusses his musical and cinematic career, his retirement in 1954 and his many interests, from writing to fishing.
Director
Brigitte Berman
Producer
Brigitte Berman
Genre
Documentary
Original Language
English
Release Date (Theaters)
Mar 15, 1985, Original
Runtime
1h 54m