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Director  Josh Binney
Screenplay  Hal Seeger
Writer  Hal Seeger
Language  English
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Musical
Duration  
Country  USA
Boarding House Blues movie poster
Release date  1948
Cast  Moms Mabley (Moms), Dusty Fletcher (Dusty), Marcellus Wilson (Jerry), Marie Cooke (Lila), Emory Richardson (Simon), Lucky Millinder and His Band
Genres  Race film, Comedy, Musical, Musical comedy
Similar movies  Moms Mabley and Dusty Fletcher appear in Boarding House Blues and Killer Diller

Boarding house blues 1948


Boarding House Blues is a 1948 American race film directed by Josh Binney. It was the penultimate feature film of All-American News, a company that made newsreels for black Americans.

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Plot summary

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When Mom's boarding house is threatened with closure and eviction of the tenants due to non payments, Mom's tenants get together to put on a show to raise the money needed to save Mom and their home.

Cast

  • Moms Mabley as Moms
  • Dusty Fletcher as Dusty
  • Marcellus Wilson as Jerry
  • Marie Cooke as Lila Foster
  • Augustus Smith as Norman Norman
  • John D. Lee Jr. as Stanley
  • Emory Richardson as Simon
  • Harold Cromer as Moofty
  • Sidney Easton as Boo Boo
  • Freddie Robinson as Freddie
  • John Mason as Boarders (with "company")
  • John Riano as Steggy (the ape)
  • Lucky Millinder as Himself (bandleader)
  • Una Mae Carlisle as Herself (singer)
  • Bull Moose Jackson as Himself (singer)
  • Warren Berry as One of Berry Brothers
  • Nyas Berry as One of Berry Brothers
  • Anistine Allen as Herself (singer)
  • Paul Breckenridge as Himself (singer)
  • James Cross as Stump
  • Eddie Hartman as Stumpy
  • Lee Norman as Themselves
  • 'Crip' Heard as Himself (one-legged dancer)
  • Edgar Martin as Joe
  • Soundtrack

  • John Mason and Company – "Gimme"
  • The Berry Brothers – "You'll Never Know" (Written by Harry Warren, lyrics by Mack Gordon)
  • Una Mae Carlisle – "Throw It out of Your Mind" (Written by Louis Armstrong and Billy Kyle)
  • Una Mae Carlisle – "It Ain't Like That" (Written by Hot Lips Page)
  • Stump and Stumpy – "We've Got Rhythm to Spare"
  • Paul Breckenridge with Lucky Millinder band "We Slumber"
  • Anistine Allen with Lucky Millinder band – "Let It Roll"
  • Bull Moose Jackson with Lucky Millinder band – "Yes I Do"
  • References

    Boarding House Blues Wikipedia
    Boarding House Blues IMDb Boarding House Blues themoviedb.org


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