Mr. Washington Goes to Town

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Mr. Washington Goes to Town
Directed byWilliam Beaudine
Jed Buell
Produced byJed Buell
James K. Friedrich
Maceo Bruce Sheffield
Written byWalter Weems
Lex Neal
StarringF. E. Miller
Mantan Moreland
Maceo Bruce Sheffield
Music byHarvey Brooks
CinematographyJack Greenhalgh
Edited byWilliam Faris
Dixie National Pictures
Distributed byDixie National Pictures
Release date
May 9, 1942
Running time
64 minutes
CountryUnited States

Mr. Washington Goes to Town is a 1942 American comedy film directed by Jed Buell and William Beaudine and starring F. E. Miller, Mantan Moreland and Maceo Bruce Sheffield. It was a low-budget film aimed primarily at black audiences, which was written and shot in six days at a cost of $15,000.[1]



  1. ^ Marshall p.207


  • Marshall, Wendy L. William Beaudine: From Silents to Television. Scarecrow Press, 2005.

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