• Calypso Heat Wave (1957)

Calypso Heat Wave

Release Date: 1957

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

In this musical, calypso is all the rage when jukebox magnate Barney Pearl (Michael Granger) forces Mack Adams, owner of calypso-friendly Disco Records, to take him on as a partner. Pearl's greed drives away Disco's top singer, Johnny Conroy (Johnny Desmond). Pearl loses his money, and then his girlfriend, when promoter Alex Nash (Joel Grey) makes her a star. Mack quits Disco and tracks down Johnny in the Caribbean, where they record authentic calypso and plan a comeback.

Cast: Johnny Desmond, Merry Anders, Meg Myles, Paul Langton, Joel Grey, Michael Granger, George E. Stone

Director: Fred F. Sears

Genres: Musical

Keywords: Girlfriend , Charming , Quest , Cool , 1950s , Rivalry , Love , Rise , Amusing , Playful