Juke Joint

Directed by Spencer Williams
1947    68m    Not Rated
Hitch-hiking conmen Bad News Johnson and July Jones arrive in a Midwestern small town with a capital of 25 cents. Taking a room with Mama Lou, whose daughter is entered in a local beauty contest, they pose as Hollywood actors who can train Honey Dew in stagecraft. Meanwhile, Mama's other daughter Florida prepares to elope to Chicago with Johnny, owner of the Juke Joint...where, after a jitterbug contest, Mama herself takes a hand.
Cast of Juke Joint
  • Spencer WilliamsBad News Johnson / Vanderbilt Whitney
  • July Jones'Cornbread' Green
  • Inez NewellLouella 'Mama Lou' Holiday
  • Leonard DuncanSamuel 'Papa Sam' Holiday
  • Dauphine MooreBarbara 'Honey Dew' Holiday
  • Katherine MooreFlorida Holiday
  • Tilford PattersonJefferson Lee
  • Albert Smith'High Life' Harris
  • Howard Galloway'Juke Joint' Johnny
  • Melody DuncanMelody Holiday
  • Red CalhounBandleader

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