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Juke Girl (1942)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 30 May 1942 (USA)
Danny and Steve are migrant farm workers who wind up in Cat Tail, Florida. Cat Tail is run by Madden Packing and Danny works for Madden while Steve works for the underdog farmer named Nick.... See full summary »

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Cast

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Steve Talbot
Richard Whorf ...
Danny Frazier
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Nick Garcos
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Henry Madden
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Yippee
Betty Brewer ...
Skeeter
Howard Da Silva ...
Cully (as Howard da Silva)
Donald MacBride ...
'Muckeye' John
Willard Robertson ...
Mister Just
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Violet 'Murph' Murphy
Willie Best ...
Jo-Mo
Fuzzy Knight ...
Ike Harper
Spencer Charters ...
Keeno
William B. Davidson ...
Paley
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Storyline

Danny and Steve are migrant farm workers who wind up in Cat Tail, Florida. Cat Tail is run by Madden Packing and Danny works for Madden while Steve works for the underdog farmer named Nick. After the Tomato crop is destroyed by Madden, Steve takes Nick, Lola and the next crop to Atlanta where they sell it for big money. Danny is going up with Madden and thinks Steve is a sucker for working in the dirt. Lola stays in Atlanta while Nick and Steve go back to Cat Tail and the real trouble begins. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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a good girl -- to let alone! See more »


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30 May 1942 (USA)  »

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Pés Inquietos  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Nick sells his green beans for $4.50 a bushel - the equivalent of $65.75 in 2016. In 2015 a bushel of green beans goes for about $25 in Ohio. See more »

Goofs

When Steve Steve looks at Lola in rear view mirror of his truck, her image is not reversed (signs on building behind her don't read backward). See more »

Quotes

Lola Mears: Look bud, every time a freight train shakes itself fleas like you come hopping out.
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Connections

Featured in The Long Haul of A.I. Bezzerides (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Embraceable You
(1930) (uncredited)
Music by George Gershwin
Played during Lola's scene with the watchman
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I Loves To Love This Movie
16 June 2001 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

While similar in plot to _They Drive by Night (1940)_ (qv), Juke Girl stands on its own as an enjoyable movie, thanks primarily to its lead actors.

As in their previous films together, _The Angels Wash Their Faces (1939)_ (qv) and _Kings Row (1942)_ (qv), Ronald Reagan (qv) and the wonderful Ann Sheridan (qv) make a nice film couple. Heck, in a perfect world Ann Sheridan would have been First Lady, but that's another story.

Good acting, good characters, and a good story. Toss in a quick song by Miss Sheridan and you have the makings of a pretty good movie. Enjoy.


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