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The Girl in Room 20 (1946)

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A rural girl comes to the big city to pursue a singing career, and is befriended by paternal cab drivers and down-and-out show troupers, and preyed upon by an adulterous pimp.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Geraldine Brock ...
Daisy Mae Walker
Spencer Williams ...
Joe Phillips
R. Jore ...
Dunbar Hamilton
E. Celese Allen ...
Beaumont Moody
July Jones ...
Jones (troupe member)
James B. Edward
Buzz Ayecock
Charles M. Reese
Mamie Fisher ...
Mamie Wilson
Frank Tanner
Howard Galloway ...
Arnold Richardson
Myra D. Hemmings ...
Sarah Walker
Margery Moore ...
Mabel Walker
John Hemmings ...
Jim Walker
Mrs. F.D. Benson ...
Elviry Tatum
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A rural girl comes to the big city to pursue a singing career, and is befriended by paternal cab drivers and down-and-out show troupers, and preyed upon by an adulterous pimp.

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26 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Girl in Room 20 (1946)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Spencer Williams' directed this drama with an all black cast. A country girl (Geraldine Brock) moves to the big city with dreams of becoming a famous singer. Once in the big city she's befriended by a cab driver (Williams) but also runs in with the wrong crowd who hope to take advantage of her. Despite the extremely low budget, director Williams is able to tell a pretty good story, although it's over the top happy ending comes off very forced. Williams gives the best performance in the film but Brock does a fine job as well and her singing is quite nice.


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