Spreadin' the Jam ()


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A young woman who is unable to pay her rent gets some unexpected help from her fellow tenants who organize a rent party complete with rousing swing music and lots of dancing.

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Sally
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Rent Party Organizer
Helen Boyce ...
Landlady (as Helen Boise)
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Les Brown ...
Bandleader (uncredited)

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Charles Walters

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Sid Kuller ... (original story)
 
Sid Kuller ... (screenplay)

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Sam Baerwitz ... producer

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Ralph Blane ... (musical score)
Earl K. Brent ... (musical score) (as Earl Brent)
Charles Walters ... (musical score)

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Jackson Rose

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George Hively

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Richard Duce

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Ralph Blane ... music arranger: vocal arrangements
Irving Friedman ... musical director (as I. Friedman)
Calvin Jackson ... orchestrator
Walter Sheets ... orchestrator
Max Terr ... orchestrator
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A young woman who is unable to pay her rent gets some unexpected help when the other tenants throw a last-minute rent party in her apartment. In the process, they all charm the landlady out of a year's rent. The entire story is told in song (swing music) and dance (Jitterbug, Lindy Hop etc.). Written by John G. Sisak Jr.

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  • Spreadin' the Jam (United States)
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  • 10 min
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