Stony Island

Stony Island is a 1978 American musical drama film directed by Andrew Davis. It concerns an up-and-coming rhythm and blues band in Chicago. Set in various places in Chicago, including gritty Stony Island Avenue, it stars Richard Davis, the director's brother, and features early appearances from Dennis Franz and Rae Dawn Chong as well as numerous local musicians including saxophone great Gene Barge. Susanna Hoffs, whose mother co-wrote the screenplay, also appears. Future director Mark Romanek worked as one of the cameramen.

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    contentLocation Chicago
    director Andrew Davis
    editor Dov Hoenig
    genre drama
    musicBy David Matthews
    theme musical drama