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The Lady Takes a Sailor (1949)

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Jennifer Smith heads a "Consumer Reports"-type company and her reputation for honesty is her greatest asset. While out boating one day she encounters a secret prototype submarine piloted by... See full summary »

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Jennifer Smith
Dennis Morgan ...
Bill Craig
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Susan Wayne
Robert Douglas ...
John Tyson
Allyn Joslyn ...
Ralph Whitcomb
Tom Tully ...
Henry Duckworth
Lina Romay ...
Racquel Riviera
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Oliver Harker
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Jennifer Smith heads a "Consumer Reports"-type company and her reputation for honesty is her greatest asset. While out boating one day she encounters a secret prototype submarine piloted by Bill Craig. Trying to explain her absence after her boat sinks becomes very difficult as Bill and his cohorts attempt to discredit her story. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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4 August 1950 (Finland)  »

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Até Parece Mentira  »

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Same theme music was used in Bed of Roses (1933). See more »

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A man pours syrup onto the pancakes in his lap from a glass pitcher and empties it, but when he puts the pitcher back on the table it is full again, then empty again in the next shot. See more »

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Eu Não Sei
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Performed by Lina Romay
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A cute movie
16 April 2002 | by (West Coast, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a very cute classic movie. A woman meets a guy in a very unusual circumstance, however her professional career is on the rocks soon afterwards! I noticed that William Frawley aka Fred Mertz from the "I love Lucy" show makes a quick appearance here. Anyways I would reccomend it for anyone who's into classic movies.


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