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Friday, October 15, 2010

Chico Hamilton Quintet in BBC 2 Film

Tomorrow night (Sat Oct 16) on BBC 2 the Chico Hamilton Quintet {Hamilton (dms), Carson Smith (bs), Fred Katz (cello), Jim Hall (soundtrack guitar), Paul Horn (fl.)} appear in the 1957 film The Sweet Smell of Success.
Curtis Counce, Buddy Clark, Conte Candoli and Frank Rosolino are also around.
The film stars Tony Curtis and Burt Lancaster and the score is by Elmer Bernstein.
Thanks to Russell for drawing this to our attention.

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