The Legend of 1900

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Shortly after the Second World War, Max, a transplanted American, visits an English pawn shop to sell his trumpet. The shopkeeper recognizes the tune Max plays as one on a wax master of an unreleased recording, discovered and restored from shards found in a piano salvaged from a cruise ship turned hospital ship, now slated for demolition. This chance discovery prompts a story from Max, which he relates both to the shopkeeper and later to the official responsible for the doomed vessel, for Max is a born storyteller.

And what a story he has to tell, of a baby boy, discovered in 1900 on an ocean liner, who grew into a musical prodigy, never setting foot on land.

Cast:

  • Tim Roth - Danny Boodmann T.D. Lemon Nineteen Hundred '1900'
  • Pruitt Taylor Vince - Max Tooney
  • Bill Nunn - Danny Boodmann
  • Clarence Williams III - Jelly Roll Morton
  • Mélanie Thierry - The Girl
  • Gabriele Lavia - Farmer
  • Peter Vaughan - 'Pops', the Shopkeeper
  • Niall O'Brien - Harbor Master

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2 Comments

1900

a chance sleeper....thank you for this one Dudette.....thank you.

Beautiful, Beautiful...I'll

Beautiful, Beautiful...I'll never forget it.

Thank you so much..