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Caldonia (1945)

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Short | 18 min | Musical, Short

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...See moreLouis 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 See less
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William Forest Crouch (additional dialogue) | Mickey Goldsen (additional dialogue) | John A. McGee
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Updated Aug 1, 1945

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Aug 1, 1945 (United States)

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Louis Jordan
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Cab Calloway
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Nicky O'Daniel
Caldonia, Louis' Girlfriend, Who May Become a Movie Star Caldonia, Louis' Girlfriend, Who May Become a Movie Star   See fewer
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Richard Huey
Felix Paradise, a Penniless Producer Felix Paradise, a Penniless Producer   See fewer
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Sam Sporty O'Dee
A Creditor A Creditor   See fewer
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Roxie Joynes
A Performer A Performer   See fewer
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Raymond Kaalund
A Tap-Dancer A Tap-Dancer   See fewer
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George Wiltshire
George, a Creditor George, a Creditor   See fewer
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Taylor and Harris
Dance Team Dance Team   See fewer
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The Three Sun Tan Girls
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William Austin
Musician - The Tympany Five Musician - The Tympany Five   See fewer
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Joan Clark
Josie Josie   See fewer
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Leonard Graham
Musician - The Tympany Five Musician - The Tympany Five   See fewer
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Al Morgan
Musician - The Tympany Five Musician - The Tympany Five   See fewer
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Freddie Simon
Musician - The Tympany Five Musician - The Tympany Five   See fewer
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Spo-De-Odee
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