Jive Junction

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Jive Junction
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer
Produced byLeon Fromkess
Screenplay by Irving Wallace
Walter Doniger
Malvin Wald
Story byMalvin Wald
Walter Doniger
Starring Dickie Moore
Tina Thayer
Gerra Young
John Michaels
Jack Wagner
Jan Wiley
Music by Leo Erdody
Cinematography Ira H. Morgan
Edited byRobert O. Crandall
Distributed byProducers Releasing Corporation
Release date
  • December 16, 1943 (1943-12-16)
Running time
62 minutes
CountryUnited States

Jive Junction is a 1943 American comedy film directed by Edgar G. Ulmer and written by Irving Wallace, Walter Doniger and Malvin Wald. The film stars Dickie Moore, Tina Thayer, Gerra Young, John Michaels, Jack Wagner and Jan Wiley. The film was released on December 16, 1943, by Producers Releasing Corporation. [1] [2] [3]



The young musician Peter Crane is transferred from the conservatory to a regular secondary school. There his music comes into conflict with the modern music of high school students. When he finds out that his father was killed in the war, he turns to jive. He soon leads his school's music group.


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