It is the 1900s and jazz pianist Coalhouse Walker Jr (played by Howard E Rollins Jr) is enjoy the success that his career brings in the movie Ragtime.
Commissioner Rheinlander Waldo - James Cagney
TriviaOJ Simpson was considered for the role of Coalhouse Walker Jr. in the movie Ragtime.
The film Ragtime was nominated several times for an Academy Award.
Howard E. Rollins, Jr. won for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for the role of Coalhouse Walker, Jr. in Ragtime.
Elizabeth McGovern won for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for the role of Evelyn Nesbit in Ragtime.
Randy Newman won for Best Original Score for Ragtime.
80's Film Facts:
The Movie Ragtime was released to theatres on 11/20/1981 by Paramount Pictures, and grossed $17,468,158 at the box office in the US.
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Reading book - never saw movie
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