In Montreal in the period after World War I, the series starred Paul Gross and Michael Riley as Jake Kincaid and Christopher Blaine, two veterans readapting to peacetime civilian life at the dawn of the Jazz Age. Kincaid initially takes a job as a manager of a brothel which he transforms into a thriving jazz nightclub, while Blaine struggles with a life of smalltime criminality and alcoholism. Their friendship is tested when Paula Ashley (Julie Stewart), an aspiring playwright and Blaine's girlfriend, begins an affair with Kincaid.
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The first television series in the world shot on high-definition video. It was shot with Sony's High Definition Video System (HDVS), an analog video format with 1225 lines of resolution. See more