Ragtime (Motion picture)

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  • A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.


  • Title from disc label.
  • Based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
  • Special features: Remembering Ragtime; commentary by Milos Forman and Michael Hausman; deleted scenes.
  • DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital; closed captioned.
  • Includes audio tracks in English and French with subtitles in English.
  • Closed-captioned.


  • Nude statue -- Abandoned baby -- Murder in Madison Square -- The Thaw defense -- Silhouette maker -- Steady work -- Escorting Evelyn -- The baby's father -- By reason of insanity -- Suing for divorce -- Mr. Walker's intentions -- Emerald Isle volunteers -- Legal means -- Firefight -- Message to Coalhouse -- The Morgan Museum -- The baron and the movie star -- Commissioner Waldo -- Booker T. Washington -- Pictures from the light -- Turning over Willie -- Arranging a swap -- New model T
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