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Louis Prima: The Wildest!

  • Release Date: Oct 22, 1999
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 22 min.
  • Genres: Biography, History, Social History, Music
  • Director:Don McGlynn

Synopsis

[[Performer~P107102~Louis Prima~louisprima]] was the slickest and wildest of America's jazz musician hep-cats. His famously crazed performances were extremely popular during his heyday in the 1950s, but his campy demeanor garnered little respect from highbrow critics who viewed him as anything but a serious musician. Veteran documentary filmmaker [[Performer~P234155~Don McGlynn~donmcglynn]] sets out to change that perception. Opening with Prima's childhood in the French Quarter in New Orleans, the film...more

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