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This edition: Reet, Petite and Gone (1947)

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Episode Details

(1947/U.S., 66 min., b&w, musical) Dir.: William Forrest Crouch. Cast: Louis Jordan, June Richmond, Milton Woods, Bea Griffith, David Bethea, Lorenzo Tucker, Dots Johnson. A dying musician tries to leave his money to his bandleader son, played by Louis Jordan, but a nefarious lawyer schemes to get the money for himself. Features Louis Jordan’s Tympany Five.

Discussion guest: Robert O’Meally, Center for Jazz Studies, Columbia University.

Guest List

Robert O'Meally Center for Jazz Studies, Columbia Unviersity