Reet, Petite and Gone

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Reet, Petite and Gone ★★★ 1947

All-Black musical featuring the music of neglected jive singer Louis Jordan, and his band, The Tympany Five. A girl's mother dies; sneaky lawyer tries to cheat her. Slick and enjoyable. 75m/B VHS, DVD . Louis Jordan, June Richmond; D: William Forest Crouch.