Don Ellis brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Ellis worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "In Tandem" (NBC, 1973-74), "Kansas City Bomber" with Raquel Welch (1972) and "The French Connection" (1971). He also contributed to "The Soupy Sales Show" (CBS, 1969-1970). In the seventies, Ellis's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like the Roy Scheider crime flick "The Seven Ups" (1973) and the Gene Hackman action movie "The French Connection II" (1975). Ellis's music was also featured in the Oliver Reed crime picture "Maniac" (1977), "Ruby" (1977) and "Natural Enemies" (1979). His music was also featured in "Rien sur Robert" (1999) with Fabrice Luchini. Ellis's music was most recently featured in "Tom Sawyer" (The Nashville Network, 1999-2000).