A Man Called Adam
Directed by Leo Penn
Directed by: Leo Penn
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
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).