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Calypso Heat Wave (aka: Juke Box Jamboree)

-- Synopsis:
     This musical was made to capitalize on the popularity of calypso music and features some excellent production numbers. It's about a small time record company that gets bought out by a greedy jukebox company owner. The jukebox guy wants to cash in on the calypso craze of the time. He blackmails the record company owner by saying that he won't put any of his records in his jukeboxes unless he gets to be a partner in the record company. Musical chaos reigns for awhile, but eventually everything is set right and happiness ensues.

* Features:
     Dance scene with Bob Banas (current day Jazz teacher) doing the Calypso Dance song and dance man Joel Grey. Calypso Parties with lots of dancing. Also had Swing Dancers Lenny Smith & Freda Angela Wyckoff.


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1957 Columbia Pictures Fred F. Sears DVD | VHS

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86 minutes USA English Black and White

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Featured Dancer

Featured Dance

Dance Rating

Drama / Musical Bob Banas Calypso Very Good

Known Dancers

Choreographers

Actors / Actresses

Robert (Bob) Banas Josephine Earl Alan Arkin
Maya Angelou   Joel Grey
Lenny Smith & Freda Angela Wyckoff
  Johnny Desmond
    Merry Anders
    Paul Langton

Dances performed in this film   

Special Dance Interest

n/a n/a n/a Dancers
    Calypso
     
     

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Bands / Musicians / Singers

Posters / Lobby Cards

Banana Boat Song (Tarriers) Darla Hood (Singer, Little Rascals Fame) $ Calypso Heat Wave
Day Old Bread and Canned Beans Maya Angelou (Singer) $ Place Au Calypso (Calypso Heat Wave)
Jody The Hi-Lo's    
Rock Joe The Tarriers (Folk Singers)   
Run, Joe (Angelou) The Treniers   
Stewed Pig Knuckles     
Swing Low (Hi-Lo's)      

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Calypso Heat Wave (1957) n/an/an/a
    

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