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Something in the Wind (1947) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Irving Pichel and produced by Joseph Sistrom.

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Deanna Durbin Sweetheart Pack: ‘Something in the Wind’ (1947)

By Lindsey on Apr 20, 2015 From The Motion Pictures

Mary Collins (Deanna Durbin) is a radio singer and disc jockey for WFBO. One morning, she gets called into a meeting with the very wealthy Donald Read (John Dall), head of Read Industries. In a case of mistaken identity, Donald believes that Mary was the mistress of Henry, his recently-deceased gran... Read full article


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On December 6, 1946, Universal International announced that this film, which would go before the cameras the following month, was being named "For the Love of Mary." Instead, the studio would hold back using this title until Deanna Durbin's last feature in 1948.
During the press junket for the film, a Universal press agent concocted a fake organization, the National Association of Disc Jockeys, in honor of the fact that Durbin played a DJ. The real DJs invited to the junket liked the idea, and decided to make it a real association.
"The Turntable Song (Round an' Round' an' Round)" (music by Johnny Green, lyrics by Leo Robin), a chipper swing novelty, became the final hit tune (albeit moderate) from a Deanna Durbin movie. Commercial recordings were made by Miss Durbin with Johnny Green and His Orchestra on Decca (from a July 22, 1947 recording session -- Deanna's last for the label -- which produced a 78-rpm album of four selections from the Green-Robin score -- the three other tunes being the title number, "It's Only Love" and "You Wanna Keep Your Baby Looking Right"); The Andrews Sisters with Vic Schoen's Orchestra, also on Decca; The Modernaires with the Mitchell Ayres Orchestra on Columbia -- plus the film's title song on the flip side; Jack Smith with Clark Sisters and Earl Sheldon's Orchestra on Capitol; Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra, featuring vocalists Don Cornell, Laura Leslie and The Kaydets, on RCA Victor;
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Also directed by Irving Pichel




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