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Mister Cory (1957)

 -  Drama  -  7 June 1957 (Finland)
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Cory, an ambitious Chicago slum kid with a knack for gambling, gets a busboy job at a posh Wisconsin resort...where his real purpose is to gamble with the staff and guests and romance rich ... See full summary »

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Cory
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Abby Vollard
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Jeremiah Des Plains 'Biloxi' Caldwell
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Jen Vollard
William Reynolds ...
Alex Wyncott
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Mr. Earnshaw
Russ Morgan ...
Ruby Matrobe
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Mr. Vollard
Louise Lorimer ...
Mrs. Vollard
Joan Banks ...
Lily
Harry Landers ...
Andy
Glen Kramer ...
Ronnie Chambers
Dick Crockett ...
The cook
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Cory, an ambitious Chicago slum kid with a knack for gambling, gets a busboy job at a posh Wisconsin resort...where his real purpose is to gamble with the staff and guests and romance rich young ladies. Setbacks follow, but Cory eventually rises to a high position in the world of professional gambling. But he just can't forget the glamorous Vollard sisters. And now he has even farther to fall... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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7 June 1957 (Finland)  »

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Huntington Lake
6 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sorry, but you are not going to get a standard review. The real star of this movie for me was Huntington Lake, which is high in the Sierras above Fresno California. As a sailor, Huntington is famous for it's consistently windy conditions that you can set your watch by. Every day at 10am, the lake is glassy calm. By 11am however, it is really blowing. Quite a bit of the movie uses the lake as a stand in for its presumed location in Wisconsin. I have sailed a lot of races on that lake and it is funny to observe that, in the background of each scene, you can clearly see that, even back in 1957, the wind is always absolutely cranking. Very amusing were the scenes which cut back and forth between the lake, where the wind is howling creating the usual Huntington Lake chop, and the boat in which they are sitting, which is clearly in a glassy calm swimming pool. It is actually not bad for a film shot in the 1950's. In a fun plot reversal, Tony hires the guy who was so hard on him as a bellboy, to work for him when he ends up with his own resort. But, for anybody who has ever raced on Huntington Lake, this movie is a must see!!!


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