Play Dates

February 10 (35mm)        Los Angeles, CA        ACADEMY MUSEUM

A Man Called Adam Play Dates

About

USA, 1966
Director: Leo Penn
Producer: Ike Jones, James Waters, Merrill S. Brody
Cast: Sammy Davis Jr., Louis Armstrong, Ossie Davis, Cicely Tyson, Frank Sinatra Jr.
Screenwriter: Lester Pine, Tina Pine
Cinematography: Jack Priestley
Music: Benny Carter
Genre: Drama, Music
B&W
Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
Language: English
Running Time: 104 minutes

Synopsis:
Adam (Sammy Davis Jr.), a down-and-out jazz trumpeter, makes a comeback with the help of a young civil rights activist (Cicely Tyson) and her grandfather (Louis Armstrong) while struggling with the effects of drugs, alcohol, and racist violence. 

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