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Storm Warning (1951) Poster

(1951)

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Joan Crawford was asked by studio boss Jack L. Warner to play Doris Day's sister in the film. Crawford declined, saying, "Come on, Jack. No one would ever believe that I would have Doris Day for a sister!".
The studio wanted Lauren Bacall and Doris Day to star in the film, but Bacall went to Africa with her husband Humphrey Bogart to film The African Queen (1951).
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Doris Day's first non-singing role.
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Filmed in 1949, the film bears a 1950 copyright statement on the opening credits.
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Working title was "Storm Center." Coincidentally that title was used for a Bette Davis movie six years later at Columbia.
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Hank Rice drives a 1939 Plymouth convertible.
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The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

This is the only film in which a character played by Doris Day dies.
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In it's first release, the attempted rape scene between Hank and Marsha was cut to merely seconds long in order to fit censors. However, when released in later years, it was made longer due to limits of censor boards becoming wider.
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Ginger Rogers was actually whipped during the final scene, however she admitted that it "felt more like shoe strings and never for a moment really hurt."
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