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Slightly Dangerous (1943)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | April 1943 (USA)
Peggy is 21 and bored. She has just been awarded a certificate for starting work on time for 1000 days. She decides that she needs a change so she leaves a note, which is taken to be ... See full summary »

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Peggy is 21 and bored. She has just been awarded a certificate for starting work on time for 1000 days. She decides that she needs a change so she leaves a note, which is taken to be suicidal, and heads for New York where she gets a make over. A new outfit, a new look and an freak accident gets her in the paper as a amnesia victim, just because she does not want to be Peggy Evans any more. The paper thinks she may be an heiress so she searches for a few clues from back issues of the paper and finds that Carol Burden was never found. Cornelius Burden, however, has sent dozens of frauds to jail already and she must trick him and Baba to keep out of jail. Next, she must stop her old manager, Bob Stuart, from spilling the beans about her. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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What A Figure She Was Behind A Soda Counter! But The Satins And Sables Brought Out The Best In Her!

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Comedy | Romance

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Careless  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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This film received its USA television premiere in Los Angeles Thursday 18 October 1956 on KTTV (Channel 11), followed by Philadelphia Sunday 21 October 1956 on WFIL (Channel 6); its New York City television premiere took place 26 January 1957 on WCBS (Channel 2), and in San Francisco 30 December 1957 on KGO (Channel 7). See more »

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When Peggy visits the library's newspaper archive, she takes down a bound volume of the New York Star marked July 1924 on the spine from a shelf of volumes labeled with the months of 1924. In the next closeup the volume is marked July 1924 on the spine and July 1925 on the front cover (visible simultaneously). A montage of her subsequent searches continues with the August and September 1925 volumes and beyond. See more »

Quotes

Bob Stuart: You're not a basket weaver, you're a soda squirt!
Peggy Evans aka Carol Burden: Don't you call me a "squirt"!
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Featured in Lana Turner... a Daughter's Memoir (2001) See more »

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Dance of the Cuckoos
(1928) (uncredited)
(The Laurel and Hardy Theme)
Music by Marvin Hatley
Whistled by man on street
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This one just grows on you. It tickles. Everyone wins.
4 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie has certainly "grown" on me. There are very few weak parts in it. Even the extras are outstanding. There is both social and moral content. Lana Turner's character grows up and my, what a thinker she is. And so is the persistent Robert Young. Everyone wins. This is what I consider a feel good movie. I also loved both the band music and the opera scene music. If you like Walter Brennan and Dame Mae Witty, you'll have to love them in this movie. Alan Mowbray has a good bit part. I love seeing Eugene Palette manage something without goofing it up. Even he sparkles. And I've become a fan of Jimmy Conlin who plays the role of the bartender.


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