Syncopation

Directed by William Dieterle
Starring Adolphe Menjou, Jackie Cooper, Bonita Granville
Run time 88 min

A jazz trumpeter tries to woo a fellow musician in mourning for her dead lover, and sets up a band in an attempt to bring them closer together. Covering a quarter-century of American “syncopated” music (ragtime, jazz, swing, blues, and boogie boogie), Syncopation features music from the turn of the 20th century through prohibition, the Great Depression, and the outbreak of WWII.\r\n\r\nFeaturing jazz greats Benny Goodman, Charlie Barnet, Gene Krupa, Harry James, and more. Includes selected Jazz Shorts" from the Cohen Film Collection as bonus material."

Name Role
Adolphe Menjou Cast Member
Philip Yordan Writer
Jackie Cooper Cast Member
Frank Cavett Writer
Bonita Granville Cast Member
William Dieterle Producer
William Dieterle Director
Country United States of America
Run time 88 min
Year Completed 1942