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The Lady Has Plans (1942)

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Some dastardly criminals have stolen some top secret plans and tattoo them on the back of a woman so she can sell them to the highest bidder in Lisbon. This woman plans to take the place of... See full summary »

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Kenneth Clarence Harper
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Sidney Royce
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Ronald Dean
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Baron Von Kemp
Margaret Hayes ...
Rita Lenox
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Peter Miles
Addison Richards ...
Paul Baker
Edward Norris ...
Frank Richards
Charles Arnt ...
Pooly
Hans Schumm ...
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Genia Nikolaieva ...
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Joe Scalsi
Lionel Royce ...
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Some dastardly criminals have stolen some top secret plans and tattoo them on the back of a woman so she can sell them to the highest bidder in Lisbon. This woman plans to take the place of a 'Sidney Royce', a legitimate traveler going to Lisbon as a reporter. Crossed signals allows the real Sidney to reach Portugal first, where she is pursued by those trying to obtain the plans and US government agents trying to prevent the sale. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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Spine-tingling thrills as Ray and Paulette trap a barebacked spy in a barefaced lie! (original herald) See more »


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24 January 1942 (USA)  »

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One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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Screwball Comedy of Espionage
20 October 2001 | by (New York City, NY) – See all my reviews

I loved this film. It's hard to get and/or see on TV these days, as many 40s films are. It stars, once again, the unbeatable combination of two of Paramount's top comedy stars, Ray Milland and Paulette Goddard. Goddard the gorgeous, I call her. She wears very luscious clothes and looks fantastic in them. The plot is mistaken identity and Paulette is the one who is being sought. She supposedly has plans of some sort of government secret tattooed in invisible ink on her back. The fun of the film is in all those villains attempting to get Goddard unrobed and catch a gander at the plans, as though that were what the audience was casting their eyes on. As in all screwball comedies, this has a happy ending with our hero and heroine swearing their love for each other in of all places, a turkish bath house.


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