The Joker Is Wild | 1957

Adaptation, Biopic
Film version of the life of Joe E Lewis who was "Roaring Twenties" Chicago's hottest nightclub singer and had his throat slashed by gangsters when he refused to sing at their club. Losing his singing voice, he then went ...more

Cast

... Joe E Lewis

Actor

... Martha Stewart

Actor

... Letty Page

Actor

... Austin Mack

Actor

... Cassie Mack

Actor

... Swifty Morgan

Actor

... Captain Hugh McCarthy

Actor

... Georgie Parker

Actor

... Tim Coogan

Actor

... Flora

Actor

... Burlesque Comedian

Actor

... Mr Page

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Source Material (from novel)

Synopsis

Film version of the life of Joe E Lewis who was "Roaring Twenties" Chicago's hottest nightclub singer and had his throat slashed by gangsters when he refused to sing at their club. Losing his singing voice, he then went on to a career as a comedian, but bouts with alcohol threatened to undo him.

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