Beale Street Mama (1946)

The film is set in Memphis, Tennessee and focuses on a street sweeper who comes upon a large parcel of money. He uses the newly acquired wealth to go on a spending spree, with the hope of ... See full summary »

Director:

Spencer Williams

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Cast

Cast overview:
July Jones July Jones ... July Jones
Spencer Williams Spencer Williams ... Bad News Johnson
Rosalie Larrimore Rosalie Larrimore ... Mathilda Mae Grimes
Howard Galloway Howard Galloway ... Pretty Boy Brown
John Hemmings John Hemmings ... Chief of Police (as J.W. Hemmings)
Montgne McCormy Montgne McCormy ... Hazel Smith (as Montygne McCormick)
Mary Louise Stevens Mary Louise Stevens ... Rosie Scott
George T. Sutton George T. Sutton ... Detective
Allen and Allen Allen and Allen ... Entertainers
Joyce McElrath Joyce McElrath ... Entertainer
Don Albert Don Albert ... Himself, Band Leader
Don Albert's Band Don Albert's Band ... Themselves
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Storyline

The film is set in Memphis, Tennessee and focuses on a street sweeper who comes upon a large parcel of money. He uses the newly acquired wealth to go on a spending spree, with the hope of getting back at an old girlfriend who dumped him for another man. However, complications arise when it is discovered the money is counterfeit. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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african american | See All (1) »

Taglines:

Wives, lock up your husbands! Husbands, run for your lives!

Genres:

Comedy | Music

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1946 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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