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Wally Porter
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Marjorie Manners ...
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Boris the Bulgar
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Dr. Dinwiddle
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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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JUST A "Devil" WITH THE WOMEN...but really an "Angel" in disguise! (original poster) See more »

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22 January 1945 (USA)  »

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Next Comes Love  »

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There's Only One You
Written by Dale Evans
Sung and Danced by Dale Evans with the Anson Weeks Orchestra
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The Big Show-Off was a nice surprise of a comedy for me starring Arthur Lake, Dale Evans, and Lionel Stander
13 July 2015 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

In between the hiatus of the Blondie movie series, Arthur Lake made several films independent of them of which this was the only one I found online. Co-starring Dale Evans-yes, the partner and future wife of Roy Rogers-this is a mistaken identity plot involving wrestlers and also has some music like the song "There Is Only One You" which Ms. Evans wrote and sung here and would also eventually perform on "The Roy Rogers Show" on TV a decade later. Also in this picture is Lionel Stander-the future butler Max on "Hart to Hart"-as the nightclub owner employer of Lake and Ms. Evans and their best friend. All I'll now say is this was quite funny for an obscure movie. So on that note, The Big Show-Off is worth a look.


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