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Her Kind of Man (1946)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Music | 11 May 1946 (USA)
A nightclub singer is caught between a big-time gangster and a tough Broadway columnist.

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... Don Corwin
... Georgia King
... Steve Maddux
... Ruby Marino
... Joe Marino
... Bill Fellows
Harry Lewis ... Candy
... Felix Bender
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A nightclub singer is caught between a big-time gangster and a tough Broadway columnist.

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Crime | Drama | Music

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Duellen i mörkret  »

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This film's earliest documented telecasts took place in Los Angeles Tuesday 24 July 1956 on KTLA (Channel 5), in Tucson Wednesday 8 August 1956 on KDWI (Channel 9), in Salt Lake City Friday 24 August 1956 on KUTV (Channel 2), in Phoenix Saturday 1 September 1956 on KVOS (Channel 12), in Miami Saturday 6 October 1956 on WTVJ (Channel 4), in San Francisco Friday 26 October 1956 on KRON (Channel 4), in Bloomington IN Monday 12 November 1956 on WTTV (Channel 4), in Cincinnati Saturday 24 November 1956 on WKRC (Channel 12), and in Spokane Friday 14 December 1956 on KREM (Channel 2). See more »

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You Do Something to Me
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Music by Cole Porter
Played by the band at the Illinois Club
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formula gangster film
30 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

A good cast does its best with "Her Kind of Man," a 1946 Warner Brothers film directed by Frederick DeCordova. The film stars Zachary Scott, Janis Paige, Dane Clark, and Faye Emerson.

Scott plays Steve Maddox, a gambler who eventually opens his own nightclub with a gambling establishment in the back. His sister Ruby (Emerson) is married to another club owner, Joe (George Tobias). Steve is in love with the beautiful Georgia (Paige), a singer. Dane Clark plays a reporter who is in love with her, too, and would love to get her out of Steve's clutches.

Pretty much by the book. The big interest for me was seeing the young Paige. Growing up, she was always the glamorous older woman. My father always loved her. She was a gorgeous young woman, too. Though a good singer, her voice was that of a belter, so she's dubbed here for a more lyrical sound. I was disappointed the whole song "Body and Soul" wasn't performed. It's one of my favorites.

Okay.


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