Visiting her two sisters and brother, singer Petey Brown lands a job at small-time-hood Nicky Toresca's nightclub. While evading the sleazy Toresca's heavy-handed passes at her, she falls in love with down-and-out ex-jazz pianist Sand Thomas, who has never quite recovered from an old divorce. While solving the problems of her sisters, brother and their next-door neighbor, the no-nonsense Petey must wait as Sand decides whether to start a new life with her or sign on with a merchant steamer.
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Some of the songs she sings! - "The Man I Love", "Just My Bill", "Why Was I Born", "Body And Soul". (One-sheet poster.
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Did You Know?
This film's earliest documented telecast took place in Tucson Saturday 18 August 1956 on KDWI (Channel 9); it first aired in Los Angeles Friday 2 November 1956 on KNXT (Channel 2), in Cincinnati Thursday 8 November 1956 on WKRC (Channel 12), and in Boston Monday 10 December 1956 on WBZ (Channel 4). See more
After Petey's debut at Nicky Toresca's nightclub, the newspaper caption announcing that misspells his name as "Toresco's". See more
Yeah, I'm so dangerous that I oughta be wearing a red lantern. All my life, it's been cherchez la femme.
Cherchez la femme?
Yeah, that's French for get 'em while they're young.
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Dancing on the Ceiling
Music by Richard Rodgers
[Played briefly by the band at Nicky Toresca's after Petey's first song there] See more