Stefano Torino wants nothing to do with his Gypsy clan but his brother Marco thinks otherwise. Marco arranges a marriage for Stefano with a young Gypsy woman from Chicago, Annie Caldash. Stefano, or Steve as he now prefers to be called, wants nothing to do with it but Annie convinces him that she had no intention of accepting him at the altar intending on running away as soon as Marco pays her father the $2000 they've been promised. Steve decides to go along with the gag but gets trapped when Annie decides she wants to marry him after all. Steve leaves for several months but when he returns Annie's request for a divorce leads him to reconsider his decision. Written by
Jane Russell shakes her tamborines and drives Cornel Wild
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An original screenplay was initially developed by Walter Newman and Nicholas Ray at RKO, but the film never materialized. Eventually Columbia wanted to do it with Jane Russell, but wanted changes in the script which Newman objected to. Newman and Ray parted company on the project and Jesse Lasky, Jr., wrote an entirely new screenplay. See more
Don't look like you've been sentenced to death, Stephano.
Yeah, I only got life.
Your cell will be padded.
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