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The Voice of the Turtle (1947)

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Budding actress Sally Middleton agrees to a date with Bill Page, a soldier on a weekend pass, after he's stood up by her worldly friend, Olive. When Bill has a problem getting a hotel room,... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Sergeant Bill Page
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Sally Middleton
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Olive Lashbrooke
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Comm. Ned Burling
Kent Smith ...
Kenneth Bartlett
John Emery ...
George Harrington
Erskine Sanford ...
Storekeeper
John Holland ...
Henry Atherton
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Douglas Kennedy ...
Naval Officer (unconfirmed)
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Budding actress Sally Middleton agrees to a date with Bill Page, a soldier on a weekend pass, after he's stood up by her worldly friend, Olive. When Bill has a problem getting a hotel room, he ends up spending the weekend with Sally at her apartment. Both have to fight temptation as they become attracted to one another. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Comedy | Romance

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Release Date:

28 February 1948 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

One for the Book  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film has not been shown on television under its original title for years. It is always shown under its reissue title, "One For the Book". See more »

Goofs

Exterior of Broadway theater where Spring Girl is playing is depicted as a stand-alone one story building; every Broadway theater in New York City is on the first floor of a multi-story complex. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Fabulous Fox (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Gotta Be This or That
(uncredited)
Music by Sunny Skylar
Played on the radio as Sally and Bill arrive at her apartment after the Satin Room
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Great comedy
23 August 2001 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Why are some of the best movies so totally ignored? This is one of those rare films where the studio system produced one of its gems among the dross

  • it is charming, and gives the great Eve Arden some wickedly funny
lines.


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