Reet, Petite, and Gone

Reet, Petite, and Gone

Reet, Petite, and Gone is a 1947 American musical race film directed in his feature film debut by short subject director William Forest Crouch that was produced and released by Astor Pictures. The film stars Louis Jordan and in her credited feature film debut, June Richmond.


Louis Jarvis Jr is called away from his band's radio show to visit his terminally ill father before he dies. Also summoned by Louis Jarvis Sr is Honey Carter, the daughter of the only woman he ever loved. Jarvis Senior's dying wish is that Honey and Louis get together with the elder Jarvis planning his will so that Junior will not inherit his estate until he marries Honey, or a woman like him to bring him happiness and stability. Sadly the elder Jarvis dies before meeting his son and Honey.