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Something in the Wind (1947)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical | 21 July 1947 (USA)
A grandson of a recently deceased millionaire mistakes a beautiful female disc jockey for her aunt, who once dated the grandfather.

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Mary Collins
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Charlie Read
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Donald Read
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Uncle Chester Read
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Clarissa Prentice
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Grandma Read
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Aunt Mary Collins
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Jan Peerce ...
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A grandson of a recently deceased millionaire mistakes a beautiful female disc jockey for her aunt, who once dated the grandfather.

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For the Love of Mary  »

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On December 6, 1946, Universal-International announced that this film, which would go before the cameras the following month, was being named "For the Love of Mary." Instead, the studio would hold back using this title until Deanna Durbin's last feature in 1948. See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Go Lucky and Free
Music by Johnny Green
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Sung by Donald O'Connor and Deanna Durbin
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Deanna Durbin is her grown up self in Something in the Wind
3 January 2016 | by (Baton Rouge, LA) – See all my reviews

After seeing her Three Smart Girls on the same DVD, I watched the other of Deanna Durbin's movies on it-this one, Something in the Wind. Made more than a decade after the previous one I mentioned, Ms. Durbin is no longer a young teen here but quite an alluring adult. She sings both her familiar opera songs and some more contemporary music of the time to fine effect. One of her costars is Donald O'Connor, just out of the military and doing his funny enough shticks-some of which may be familiar to modern viewers if they've seen Singin' in the Rain. Another of Ms. Durbin's costars one may be familiar with here is Charles Winninger-who I just watched play her father in TSG-playing Donald's Uncle Chester. No, she doesn't end up with Donald but the leading man named John Dall. Don't really want to reveal the plot which isn't really all that believable, just turn your brain off and enjoy Something in the Wind.


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