Juke Girl

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Juke Girl
Juke Girl poster.jpg
Directed by Curtis Bernhardt
Produced by Jack Saper
Jerry Wald
Screenplay by A.I. Bezzerides
Story by Theodore Pratt
Starring Ann Sheridan
Ronald Reagan
Richard Whorf
Music by Adolph Deutsch
Cinematography Bert Glennon
Edited by Warren Low
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release date
  • May 30, 1942 (1942-05-30)
Running time
90 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $1.1 million (US rentals)[1]

Juke Girl is a 1942 drama film directed by Curtis Bernhardt and written by A.I. Bezzerides. The film stars Ann Sheridan and future President of the United States Ronald Reagan. The supporting cast includes Richard Whorf, George Tobias, Gene Lockhart, Alan Hale, Sr., Howard Da Silva, Donald MacBride, Faye Emerson, Willie Best, and Fuzzy Knight. The plot focuses on the plight of exploited farmers and farmworkers in the South.[2]


"Shapely Ann Sheridan is starred with Ronald Reagan in the story of a dime-a-dance girl who discovers her veneer of hardness is not so solid as she had thought."[3]



  1. ^ "101 Pix Gross in Millions" Variety 6 Jan 1943 p 58
  2. ^ Article on Juke Girl at Turner Classic Movies accessed 3 June 2013
  3. ^ Staff, "Fox Will Show The 'Juke Girl'", The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Washington, Friday 12 June 1942, Volume 60, Number 29, page 5.

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