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3.2
16 Ratings

Pete Kelly's Blues

Directed by Jack Webb
United States, 1955
Crime, Drama, Musical

Synopsis

In 1927 Kansas City, Pete Kelly and his jazz band play nightly at a speakeasy. A local gangster starts to move in on them and when their drummer is killed Kelly gives in, even though this also means taking the thug’s alcoholic girl as a singer.

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Pete Kelly's Blues Directed by Jack Webb

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1956 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

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