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Scott Joplin

Scott Joplin(1977)

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Brief Synopsis

The life story of famed ragtime composer and pianist Scott Joplin is told. Born in the 19th century, racism had kept the brilliant African American in the lower echelons of show business, but when he introduced his composition "The Maple Leaf Rag" in a musical competition, he gained the attention of

Cast & Crew

Jeremy Kagan Director
Billy Dee Williams Scott Joplin
Clifton Davis Louis Chauvin
Margaret Avery Belle Joplin
Eubie Blake Will Williams
Godfrey Cambridge Tom Turpin
Seymour Cassel Dr Jaelki
Dewayne Jessie John The Baptist
Mabel King Madam Amy
Taj Mahal Poor Alfred
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MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1977 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co: 
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  .....Production Company, Universal Pictures .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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