Calypso Heat Wave Poster

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