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Caldonia (1945)

 -  Musical | Short  -  1 August 1945 (USA)
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Louis Jordan, with his band, sings and performs the title song, "Caldonia,", and "Honey Child," "Tillie" and 'Buzz Me", wowing the jitter-buggers, zoot suits and bobby-soxers of the mid-... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Louis Jordan ...
Himself
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Himself
Doc Cheatham ...
'Doc'
Milt Hinton ...
Milt
Nicky O'Daniel ...
Caldonia, Louis' Girlfriend, Who May Become a Movie Star
Richard Huey ...
Felix Paradise, a Penniless Producer
Sam Sporty O'Dee ...
A Creditor
Roxie Joynes ...
A Performer
Raymond Kaalund ...
A Tap-Dancer
George Wiltshire ...
George, a Creditor
Taylor and Harris ...
Dance Team
The Three Sun Tan Girls ...
Performers
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
William Austin ...
Musician - The Tympany Five
Joan Clark ...
Josie
Leonard Graham ...
Musician - The Tympany Five
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Louis Jordan, with his band, sings and performs the title song, "Caldonia,", and "Honey Child," "Tillie" and 'Buzz Me", wowing the jitter-buggers, zoot suits and bobby-soxers of the mid-1940s, all built around a wisp of a plot dealing with the difficulties of production in Harlem. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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King of the Bobby Sox Brigade in a Jive an' Jam Packed Musical

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Musical | Short

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1 August 1945 (USA)  »

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An advertising poster for this film is pictured on one stamp of a set of five 42¢ USA commemorative postage stamps honoring Vintage Black Cinema, issued 16 July 2008. Other films honored in this set are Black and Tan (1929), The Sport of the Gods (1921), Princesse Tam-Tam (1935), and Hallelujah (1929). See more »

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Caldonia
Written by Fleecie Moore
Sung by Louis Jordan and The Tympany Five
(1945)
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