Girl loses beauty contest, becomes a fortune teller.

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Toni Gerard
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Madame Zenobia
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Jo Ainsley
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Pop Tibbets
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Toni Gerard lands in New York with 38 cents to her name and is befriended by fortune teller Madame Zenobia and a neighboring shooting gallery owner. Toni is smitten with Brad, a lawyer/suitor to Jo, one of Zenobia's "clients." When Zenobia is slightly injured, Toni takes her place and uses her newly found influence to meet Brad and break up the budding romance between him and Jo. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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"I've Got a Message for You...YES YOU!"

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22 January 1943 (USA)  »

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A Bola de Cristal  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Trivia

Near the start of the film, Paulette Goddard whistles the tune "I've Got Spurs That Jingle, Jangle, Jingle" - a hit introduced in her movie The Forest Rangers. See more »

Goofs

When the waiter carrying the cake slips and falls, he supposedly does so because Toni Gerard dropped her lipstick on the floor; however, the waiter does not actually step on the lipstick prior to falling. See more »

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Brad Cavanaugh: Toni, I met your old aunt.
Toni Gerard: You... you met my old aunt?
Brad Cavanaugh: Mmm-hmm. And next time, tell her she needs a shave.
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Opening credits are shown over a crystal ball & astrology diagram background. See more »

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I Don't Want to Walk Without You
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Written by Jule Styne (music adapted from "Song Without Words" by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy) and Frank Loesser (lyrics)
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27 July 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Girl loses beauty contest, becomes a fortune teller (Gladys George).

This film ought to be good, I mean it has Ray Milland and the constant refrain of the "dead Indian" (which must be a reference that no longer makes sense). But really, I found it to be just average. There was not much suspense, not much in the way of twists and turns.

There are plenty of thrillers and film noirs out there, and this is not really one of them. You might be better off watching "5 Steps to Danger" or something else. Of course, if you like Ray Milland (and you should), I suppose this is a film you will have to check off your list sooner or later.


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