Old-time musical star Schyler Jarvis, now wealthy, is dying; his last act is a visionary plan for the future happiness of his son, swing bandleader Louis Jarvis, and Honey Carter, daughter of his long-lost love. But crooked lawyer Talbot has a nefarious scheme to get his hands on the Jarvis money...and it doesn't include any happiness for Louis and Honey. Plenty of swing from Louis Jordan's Tympany Five. Written by
Rod Crawford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
When in the broadcast studio, an announcer steps up to a microphone next to the piano to read an intro for each song. Then, he points off screen to cue Louis the band. However, the microphone is the same one Louis is standing at in each subsequent wide shot, and the announcer is nowhere to be seen. See more
But you could learn to love me, darling.
I can't afford the lesson!
Featured in Look-Out Sister
REET, PETITE, AND GONE
Written by Louis Jordan
Performed by Louis Jordan
with his Tympany Five See more