Dixie Jamboree

Dixie Jamboree

Director: William Christy Cabanne, Frances Langford, Guy Kibbee, Eddie Quillan

Cast: William Christy Cabanne, Frances Langford, Guy Kibbee, Eddie Quillan

     
 

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Ever so slightly, the quality of PRC Pictures' film output improved as the 1940s rolled on. In PRC's Dixie Jamboree, Frances Langford plays Susan Jackson, the daughter of a showboat skipper (Guy Kibbee). Captain Jackson's vessel, the Ellabelle, is the last of the Mississippi showboats, and as

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Ever so slightly, the quality of PRC Pictures' film output improved as the 1940s rolled on. In PRC's Dixie Jamboree, Frances Langford plays Susan Jackson, the daughter of a showboat skipper (Guy Kibbee). Captain Jackson's vessel, the Ellabelle, is the last of the Mississippi showboats, and as such has become a refuge for such social outcasts as con artists Tony (Lyle Talbot) and Curly (Frank Jenks), itinerant musician Jeff Calhoun (Eddie Quillan), and ham actors Yvette (Fifi D'Orsay) and the Professor (Charles Butterworth). When Jackson inadvertently picks up a shipment of whiskey, Tony and Curly, assuming that the captain is a wealthy distiller, plan to hijack the boat and its cargo. All of this is set to the music of Cajun ditties, black spirituals, and lively cakewalks, performed con brio by Frances Langford and company.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/26/2011
UPC:
0089218654595
Original Release:
1944
Source:
Alpha Video
Presentation:
[B&W]
Sales rank:
58,194

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Frances Langford Susan Jackson
Guy Kibbee Capt. Jackson
Eddie Quillan Jeff Calhoun
Charles Butterworth Professor
Fifi D'Orsay Yvette
Lyle Talbot Tony Sardell
Frank Jenks Curly
Almira Sessions Ellabella Jackson
Joe Devlin Sergeant
Louise Beavers Opal
Ben Carter Sam
Angel Cruz Nothing
Anthony Warde Double

Technical Credits
William Christy Cabanne Director
Robert O. Crandall Editor
Jack MacKenzie Cinematographer
Sam Neuman Screenwriter
Paul Palmentola Art Director
Jack Schwartz Producer
F. Paul Sylos Art Director
Lawrence Edmund Taylor Original Story

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