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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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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
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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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28 February 1948 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

One for the Book  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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Trivia

Outtakes from the making of this film have circulated on video and online for decades as being among the only surviving film "bloopers" to feature future president Reagan. See more »

Goofs

Actress playing Sally mistakenly refers to the kitchen appliance double-boiler as a double-broiler, a cooking apparatus that doesn't exist. See more »

Connections

References Now, Voyager (1942) See more »

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The First Noel
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Played during the opening scene at the French restaurant
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A triumph for all concerned
25 September 2004 | by (Chicago area) – See all my reviews

John Van Druten opens up his play in brilliant fashion for the screen by introducing a number of interesting characters. The film is romantic comedy at its best and it is shameful that this charming movie is not on tape or DVD and is not better known. Ronald Reagan is at his affable best and Eve Arden excels as always; the supporting cast includes Wayne Morris (in real life a true war hero), Kent Smith and John Emory. The real delight, however, is the performance of Eleanor Parker. To put it simply, she is completely captivating! Doug McClelland, in his book ELEANOR PARKER:WOMAN OF A THOUSAND FACES, is right on target when he comments on her versatility and her dazzling range as an actress of unsurpassed gifts. VOICE OF THE TURTLE is a complete delight no matter how many times it is viewed.


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