Strange Fascination

Synopsis: Middle-aged European pianist Paul Marvan (Hugo Haas)is brought to America by wealthy widow Diana Fowler (Mona Barrie)and he meets and weds a canary-blonde named Margo (Cleo Moore), who is a nightclub dancing partner to Carlo (Rick Vallin). Margo's trampy and flirty behavior inflames Marvan, who is also disturbed over increasing financial and professional straits, since Diana, his wealthy "sponsor" who was more a little perturbed when Marvan married the little tramp. He thrusts one hand into a printing press in hopes of collecting $50,000 insurance, but payment is refused when it is disclosed his accident wasn't an accident. Margo returns to Carlo, and Marvan finds refuge in a Salvation Army shelter, now playing the piano with one hand.
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Son in my van yeah some tacky spray hey

Alan yes there is the tabular an officer

sorry Paul Oh Jack just no that's yours

I wanted me to charming friends of mine

from America from America wonderful Paul

Marvin meet mrs. Diana Fowler for New

York and her daughter gym how did you

two meet you.


Le master.



Cigarette you shouldn't you you coughed

all night buddies tricked her oh that's

nothing had a brother two years older

see how she pushes him around planet Oh

what did you want they have nothing to

drink safe all I've noticed you drink

quite a lot just occasionally but I'm

happy when I'm I'm happier when I'm to.

Detroit you wanna dance I know it's so

hot in here great I feel a little dizzy

from this all straight why we can dance

on the terrace come on Holly G poor girl

I'll not shut up why don't you dance you

should see me dance even dies I want to

see any man systolic you see oh you're

standing there Marvin comes video at a

time yeah it is I'm so drastic me I

distraction so tell me this is your

first trip to Europe oh no I bring

yourself and rapport with my late

husband all right what kind of flash

everything are you married or divorced

disappointed no not at all my wife is

also a pianist professional jealousy

musicians are very ambitious you know

package an efficient 11 shake.

I think you'll be a big hit in America

not to get out of Europe and a lot of

misfortune in the past few years not to

start a new life I'd even be interested

in sponsoring you mean you're investing

me well don't you think it'd be an

achievement for an insignificant woman

to bring back such an artist genius I'd

be part of your triumphs in a way yes so

childhood our ambassador in Vienna is a

very good friend of mine strong

affidavit would be impressive you know

what you say now comes the banking

question how can I ever repay you by

courting me a little my friends would

die of envy widows are ambitious too you

know hey what's going on here mother one

can't leave you alone for a moment dan

adhere shall we tell him well I suppose

I should have consulted my children

first I think you'd be very funny very

sister don't let's bet oh not really I

love the lift Asian Jack order champagne

you celebrate your brain one I don't

know love life are using America.






Your guest is certainly insistent no

that's nothing he's just practicing

thank you hear him play chauffeur he's

considered the greatest experimental

ship and European stranger than America

he's so completely unknown you won't say

that 12 months from now my dear obvious

in section I'm sure tell me dear does he

really after my move left wing has been

closed for two years now at least it

lives again why do the poor soul sit

alone in our hotel room and just rush

over here to practice it's ridiculous

aren't you afraid people will talk a

particular death if they would I heard

some comments on it already ready hotel

could leave you really couldn't be

pleased by that you're just showing off

that's all right let's mother this is

too much who can I sir there's 24 hours

a day do you say how did you did excuse

me hello mother really stop that it's

only for a little while he be gone his

tour two or three weeks well why can't

he play something pleasant ridge a

roomba Arab boogie-woogie ass why not

anything would be better than this

monotonous thought that the data that

drives me crazy.

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Hugo Haas

Hugo Haas (18 February 1901 – 1 December 1968) was a Czech film actor, director and writer. He appeared in more than 60 films between 1926 and 1962, as well as directing 20 films between 1933 and 1962. more…

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