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Jeff grows up near Basin Street in New Orleans, playing his clarinet with the dock workers. He puts together a band, the Basin Street Hot-Shots, which includes a cornet player, Memphis. They struggle to get their jazz music accepted by the cafe society of the city. Betty Lou joins their band as a singer and gets Louie to show her how to do scat singing. Memphis and Jeff both fall in love with Betty Lou.
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|MPAA Ratings:||Premiere Info:||Memphis, TN and New Orleans, LA premieres: 31 Oct 1941|
|Release Date:||1941||Production Date:||
|Color/B&W:||Black and White||Distributions Co:||Paramount Pictures, Inc.|
|Sound:||Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)||Production Co:||Paramount Pictures, Inc.|
|Duration(mins):||80 or 87||Country:||United States|