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Janie Prescott Phyffe
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Genya Smetana
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Sonny Phyffe
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Liza Prescott
Walter Kingsford ...
Senator Jummy Simpson
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Georges Metaxa ...
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Michael Angelo, Croupier
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Richard Hageman ...
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When the bride's mother is supposedly swindled out of her money by a spurned suitor, the groom's father orchestrates a scheme of his own to set things right. He is aided by a cabaret singer, while placating a jealous wife. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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Diamonds and Crime  »

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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 4, 1943 with Martha Scott and Dennis O'Keefe reprising their film roles. See more »

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Leslie Quayle: Hi, sailor. Your father working today for a change?
Sonny Phyffe: Yes. You want him?
Leslie Quayle: No thanks, honey. I just want to see him.
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Referenced in Inglourious Basterds (2009) See more »

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I LOVED YOU TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE
Written by Phil Boutelje and Foster Carling
Performed by June Havoc
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Serious Problems
3 February 2004 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

This movie presents serious problems for me. First, I couldn't stand the fact that an admitted felon, a swindler (Barton Hepburn), was wandering through the movie without anyone thinking to call the police. Not only did he swindle Billy Burke of everything, but then proceeds to disrupt everyone's life and PEOPLE LISTEN TO HIM!!! I also have no patience for Ms. Burke's as a ditz. She is capable of so much more.


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