Ragtime (film)


Ragtime (film)

Infobox_Film
name = Ragtime


caption = Ragtime movie poster
director = Miloš Forman
producer = Dino De Laurentiis
writer = Novel:
E.L. Doctorow
Screenplay:
Michael Weller
starring = James Cagney
Brad Dourif
Moses Gunn
Elizabeth McGovern
Kenneth McMillan
Howard E. Rollins, Jr.
Mary Steenburgen
Samuel L Jackson
Jack Nicholson
music = Randy Newman
cinematography = Miroslav Ondříček
editing = Anne V. Coates
distributor = Paramount Pictures
released = November 20, 1981
runtime = 155 min.
country = USA
language = English
budget =
imdb_id = 0082970

"Ragtime" is a 1981 motion picture based on the historical novel "Ragtime" by E. L. Doctorow. The action takes place in and around New York City in the 1900s, and includes fictionalized references to actual people and events of the time. The film was directed by Miloš Forman. The music was the first full feature score composed by Randy Newman. This was James Cagney's final feature film. He was ill during the shooting of the feature.

Featured cast

Awards

1981 Academy Awards (Oscars)

* Nominated – Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Howard E. Rollins Jr.
* Nominated – Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Elizabeth McGovern
* Nominated – Best Achievement in Art Direction:
Art Direction: John Graysmark, Patrizia Von Brandenstein, Anthony Reading
Set Decoration: George de Titta, Sr., George de Titta, Jr., Peter Howitt
* Nominated – Best Achievement in Cinematography: Miroslav Ondrícek
* Nominated – Best Achievement in Costume Design: Anna Hill Johnstone
* Nominated – Best Original Score: Randy Newman
* Nominated – Best Original Song: Randy Newman for the song "One More Hour"
* Nominated – Best Adapted Screenplay: Michael Weller

1981 BAFTA Film Awards

* Nominated – Best Original Song: Randy Newman for the song "One More Hour"

1981 Golden Globe Awards

* Nominated – Best Director - Motion Picture: Miloš Forman
* Nominated – Best Motion Picture - Drama
* Nominated – Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture: Howard E. Rollins Jr.
* Nominated – Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture: Mary Steenburgen
* Nominated – Best Original Song: Randy Newman for the song "One More Hour"
* Nominated – New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture: Howard E. Rollins Jr.
* Nominated – New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture: Elizabeth McGovern

1981 Grammy Awards

* Nominated – Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: Randy Newman

1981 Image Awards

* Won – Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture: Moses Gunn
* Nominated – Outstanding Motion Picture: Howard E. Rollins Jr.

1981 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

* Nominated – Best Music: Randy Newman

1981 Writers Guild of America Awards

* Nominated – WGA Screen Award for Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium: Michael Weller

Other

One instrumental from the soundtrack, a lively number called "Clef Club Number 2", was later used as the theme tune for ESPN's "Inside Baseball" weekly magazine program hosted by George Grande.

External links

*imdb title | id=0082970 | title=Ragtime


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