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The Big Show-Off (1945)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Music  -  22 January 1945 (USA)
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Joe Bagley, owner of the Blue Heaven Club, tries to foster a romance between shy pianist Sandy Elliott and band vocalist June Mayfield. Joe tells June that Sandy is really a professional, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Arthur Lake ...
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June Mayfield
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Joe Bagley
George Meeker ...
Wally Porter
Paul Hurst ...
Marjorie Manners ...
Mitzi
Sammy Stein ...
Boris the Bulgar
Louis Adlon ...
Leopold Muckenfuss
Dan Tobey ...
Wrestling Announcer (as Dan Toby)
Emmett Lynn ...
Franklin D. Ripbogle
Douglas Wood ...
Dr. Dinwiddle
Anson Weeks ...
Anson Weeks (as Anson Weeks and His Orchestra)
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Joe Bagley, owner of the Blue Heaven Club, tries to foster a romance between shy pianist Sandy Elliott and band vocalist June Mayfield. Joe tells June that Sandy is really a professional, masked wrestler known as "The Devil." Wally Porter, also in love with June doesn't believe the story. The real wrestler breaks a leg in a match and Sandy, in order to keep up the ruse now has to wear a cast on his leg. June attends a match and hears the real Devil announce his engagement to another girl. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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A riot of revelry...As a meek pianist turns wrestler...And gets himself all tangled up with love! See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Sport

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22 January 1945 (USA)  »

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Next Comes Love  »

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1.37 : 1
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