Jam Session (1944 film)

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Jam Session
Directed by Charles Barton
Written byManuel Seff
Starring Ann Miller
Jess Barker
Charles D. Brown
CinematographyL. W. O'Connell
Edited by Richard Fantl
Distributed by Columbia Pictures Corporation
Release date
  • April 13, 1944 (1944-04-13)
Running time
77 minutes
CountryUnited States

Jam Session is a 1944 American musical film starring Ann Miller.



Terry Baxter is a dancer from small town Kansas, trying desperately to break into movies after traveling to Hollywood. She does everything from sneaking onto sound stages and disguising herself but she doesn’t have any luck. She then meets a screenwriter who is also new to Hollywood, and she poses as his private secretary, all in an act to have access to the studio and try and see studio mogul Raymond Stuart. All her breathless attempts to see the guy get her nowhere, but when she suddenly stops two men by tap dancing for them, they try giving her a screen test, but she walks out on them because she thinks they are making fun of her. She then gets arrested after trying to break into Raymond Stuart’s home. Everything is in a mess until she is freed by Raymond Stuart himself and becomes a big star.


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