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