A Man Called Adam

Directed by Leo Penn

Release Year: 1966
Running Time: 104
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Drama
     

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Cast
Sammy Davis Jr.
Louis Armstrong
Ossie Davis
Cicely Tyson
Peter Lawford
Mel Tormé
Frank Sinatra Jr
Johnny Brown
Ja'net DuBois
Lola Falana
Kenneth Tobey

Crew
Directed by Leo Penn

Legendary entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. (Anna Lucasta) headlines a star-studded cast including Louis Armstrong (Paris Blues), Ossie Davis (Jungle Fever), Cicely Tyson (Bustin’ Loose), Mel Tormé (The Big Operator) and fellow Rat Pack member Peter Lawford (Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell) in this powerful drama about a jazz musician who “has it all”—love, friendship and fame—but whose tormented past threatens to destroy him and his career. Beautifully shot in stunning black-and-white by Jack Priestley (The Midnight Man) and wonderfully directed by veteran television director Leo Penn (Judgment in Berlin).