Calypso Heat Wave

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  • Genre(s): Musical Drama
  • Release year: 1957
  • Running time: 86 min
Calypso Heat Wave is a 1957 American film starring Merry Anders, Meg Myles and, as herself, Maya Angelou. It was an attempt by producer Sam Katzman to repeat the success of Rock Around the Clock with calypso music. It was originally known as Juke Box Jamboree.

Calypso Heat Wave is a 1957 American film starring Merry Anders, Meg Myles and, as herself, Maya Angelou. It was an attempt by producer Sam Katzman to repeat the success of Rock Around the Clock with calypso music. It was originally known as Juke Box Jamboree.

Original Release

08/30/1957

US Release

09/22/1957

Cast

Johnny Desmond Johnny Conroy
Merry Anders Marti Collins
Meg Myles Mona DeLuce
Joel Grey Alex Nash
George E. Stone Books
Maya Angelou Maya Angelou
Darla Hood Johnny's Duet Partner
Paul Langton Mack Adams
Michael Granger Barney Pearl
The Treniers The Treniers
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Fred F. Sears

Writers

David Chandler, Orville H. Hampton

Cast

Johnny Desmond Johnny Conroy
Merry Anders Marti Collins
Meg Myles Mona DeLuce
Joel Grey Alex Nash
George E. Stone Books
Maya Angelou Maya Angelou
Darla Hood Johnny's Duet Partner
Paul Langton Mack Adams
Michael Granger Barney Pearl
The Treniers The Treniers
The Tarriers The Tarriers
The Hi-Los The Hi-Los
Dick Whittinghill Dick Whittinghill
Pierce Lyden Hi-Fi
Gil Perkins First Thug
William Challee Second Thug
King Charles MacNiles Mac Niles
Alan Arkin Tarriers Lead Singer
Robert Banas Calypso Dancer
Joe Devlin Room Service Waiter

Producers

Editors

Edwin H. Bryant, Anthony DiMarco

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