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Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has to see another love affair fail. The reason: when the relationship reaches the point when it is time to discuss marriage, his doll Clarence becomes mean and ... See full summary »
Although set in London, the film was mostly made on Hollywood studio sets. However, a second unit was sent to London to film backgrounds, and in these scenes a double was used for Danny Kaye, mostly filmed from behind or from a distance. The double was in fact a well-known British actor and comedian, Jon Pertwee. This may account for the fact that a character called "Sir Pertwee" appears in Kaye's subsequent film The Court Jester (1955), also made by the team of Melvin Frank and Norman Panama.
Tell me, Mr. Morgan, how many stars would you say there were out there?
Jerry Morgan: Well... Stars? There in the sky stars?
Godfrey Langston: Yes.
Jerry Morgan: Hm. Well, uh, I-I don't know offhand. I-I, uh, I would say way up in the thousands.
Godfrey Langston: A hundred thousand?
Jerry Morgan: Well, uh, I think more than ...
Danny Kaye's character turns a corner on Oxford Street and appears on Ludgate Hill, a mile away.
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