Benjamin Ware III will not budge on keeping the college alive, so Louis (Louis Jordan) gets ideas to battle him onstage and on the balance sheet. Part 2 of 2.
Archive for February, 2011
Starring as himself, Louis Jordan and his band find their train delayed in a small Ohio town which just happens to have a college Jordan attended long ago – a college which may close soon due to a loss in funding. 1946. Part 1 of 2.
The new club is off and running, but sister and brother are plagued by romantic troubles: Judy with bandleader Spike, Johnny with a snobby heiress. Part 2 of 2.
In this fictionalized account of the start of the famous Hollywood nightclub, a brother and sister try to navigate changing tastes in music to carry out the ambitions of their beloved adoptive father. 1944. Part 1 of 2.