Up Jumped the Devil (1941)

Two ne'er-do-wells, Washington and Jefferson, just out of prison are looking for jobs so they won't get arrested for vagrancy. They find out that the wealthy Mrs. Brown is looking to hire a... See full summary »

Director:

William Beaudine (as William X. Crowley)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Mantan Moreland ... Washington
Maceo Bruce Sheffield ... Bad News Johnson - aka Swamee Reever (as Maceo B. Sheffield)
Shelton Brooks Shelton Brooks ... Jefferson
Laurence Criner Laurence Criner ... Sheriff
Myrtle Fortune Myrtle Fortune
Patsy Hunter Patsy Hunter
Millie Monroe Millie Monroe
Suzette Harbin Suzette Harbin
Avanelle Harris Avanelle Harris
Earle Morris Earle Morris ... A Tramp
Doris Ake Doris Ake
Florence O'Brien Florence O'Brien
Clarence Brooks Clarence Brooks
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Two ne'er-do-wells, Washington and Jefferson, just out of prison are looking for jobs so they won't get arrested for vagrancy. They find out that the wealthy Mrs. Brown is looking to hire a butler and a maid, and Jefferson talks Washington into dressing up as a woman so they can get both jobs. They get the jobs, but they soon run into Bad News Johnson, a crook they met in prison. They find out that Johnson is planning to pull a con on Mrs. Brown and he wants them to go in on it with him. Complications ensue. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono
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