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Rated: 7+ (PG)19771h 36mOn: Rent or Buy Only

Billy Dee Williams stars with Art Carney and Clifton Davis in Scott Joplin, the fascinating story about the life of the ragtime great. Best known for his song, "The Entertainer", Joplin began his career touring as a piano player in bordellos around the country. When he is discovered during a piano competition by the famous music publisher John Stark (Carney), Joplin turns into an instant success, composing songs so popular that he becomes the first black composer to be allowed to play at the World's Fair. This historic film recounts Joplin's determination in the face of racism, his heroic struggle with a debilitating disease and his ultimate triumph as a composer and musical legend.Scott Joplin featuring Billy Dee Williams and Clifton Davis is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 4 others. It's a biography and drama movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.5 (207 votes).

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#25,922 Ranked Movie

#1728 Ranked in Musical Movies

#1860 Ranked in Biography Movies

#1911 Ranked in Music Movies

Scott Joplin has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.5 (207 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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