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Mr. Washington Goes to Town (1941)

While reading the newspaper in his jail cell during his stint as a "guest of the county", Wallingford reads a story that his cellmate, Schenectady, has inherited a hotel from an uncle who ... See full summary »

Directors:

Jed Buell, William Beaudine (uncredited)

Writers:

Walter Weems (story), Walter Weems (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Credited cast:
F.E. Miller F.E. Miller ... Wallingford
Mantan Moreland ... Schenectady Jones
Maceo Bruce Sheffield ... Brutus Blake (as Maceo B. Sheffield)
Marguerite Whitten Marguerite Whitten ... Lady Queenie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edward Boyd Edward Boyd ... Lonesome Ranger
DeForest Covan ... Short Man
Nathan Curry Nathan Curry ... Policeman
Cleo Desmond Cleo Desmond ... Old Maid
Slick Garrison Slick Garrison ... Man in Barber Chair
Clarence Hargrave Clarence Hargrave ... Man with Gorilla
Henry Hastings Henry Hastings ... Uncle Utica
Charles Hawkins Charles Hawkins ... Goldberg (as Charlie Hawkins)
Monte Hawley Monte Hawley ... Stiletto
John Lester Johnson John Lester Johnson ... Tall Man
Walter Knox Walter Knox ... Man on Crutches
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Storyline

While reading the newspaper in his jail cell during his stint as a "guest of the county", Wallingford reads a story that his cellmate, Schenectady, has inherited a hotel from an uncle who has recently died. Upon hearing the news, Schenectady falls asleep and dreams of what kind of life he'll lead now that he owns a hotel. It turns out he has a surprise in store. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Taglines:

The First All Colored Cast Feature Comedy Ever Made!

Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 1941 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$15,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Shot in six days. See more »

Connections

Followed by Lady Luck (1942) See more »

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