Jive Junction
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With a title like Jive Junction, this just has to be a wartime musical. In one of his few top-billed roles, teenaged actor Dickie Moore plays Peter, a student in a hidebound music conservatory. Rebelling against his old-fogey teachers, Peter organizes an all-girl swing band. When his father dies in the war, Peter overcomes his grief in true Mickey Rooney fashion, converting an old barn into "Jive Junction," a convivial gathering place for lonely servicemen. Much of the footage in Jive Junction is given over to newcomer Gerra Young, a pleasant and attractive singer who unfortunately… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's only distinction being it's the best film ever with Jive in its title, beating out the 1976 Jive Turkey by a country mile."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Visually inventive version of the "Hey Kids, Let's Put On a Show" musical."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
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