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Magic Town [DVD]

An ambitious pollster finds a small town whose citizens' opinions accurately reflect those of America at large. On discovering this oddity in the darling town of Grandview, Smith plots to exploit this mathematical miracle. Posing as an insurance salesman along with his two sidekicks, Ike Sloan and Mr. Twiddle, he romances the local newspaper editor while trying to keep her from discovering his true intentions.

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Summary: An ambitious pollster finds a small town whose citizens' opinions accurately reflect those of America at large. On discovering this oddity in the darling town of Grandview, Smith plots to exploit this mathematical miracle. Posing as an insurance salesman along with his two sidekicks, Ike Sloan and Mr. Twiddle, he romances the local newspaper editor while trying to keep her from discovering his true intentions.
Title: Magic town [DVD] / written and produced by Robert Riskin ; directed by William A. Wellman.
Publisher Date: [United States] : Olive Films, c2013.
Subject: Public opinion -- Drama. Small cities -- Drama. Impostors and imposture -- Drama Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: 791.43 Mag
Oclc: 840436465
Upc: 887090059107
Bib Id: 441560

Format: DVD
Summary: An ambitious pollster finds a small town whose citizens' opinions accurately reflect those of America at large. On discovering this oddity in the darling town of Grandview, Smith plots to exploit this mathematical miracle. Posing as an insurance salesman along with his two sidekicks, Ike Sloan and Mr. Twiddle, he romances the local newspaper editor while trying to keep her from discovering his true intentions.
Title: Magic town [DVD] / written and produced by Robert Riskin ; directed by William A. Wellman.
Publisher, Date: [United States] : Olive Films, c2013.
Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: Rating: Not rated.
Subjects: Public opinion -- Drama.
Subjects: Small cities -- Drama.
Subjects: Impostors and imposture -- Drama
Subjects: Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Genre: Feature films
Other Author: Riskin, Robert
Other Author: Wellman, William A., 1896-1975
Other Author: Stewart, James, 1908-1997
Other Author: Wyman, Jane, 1917-2007
Other Author: Smith, Kent, 1907-1985
Other Author: Sparks, Ned, 1883-1957.
Other Author: Ford, Wallace, 1898-1966
Other Author: Toomey, Regis, 1898-1991
Other Author: Melange Pictures (Firm)
Other Author: Olive Films
Notes: Title from container.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1947.
Notes: James Stewart, Jane Wyman, Kent Smith, Ned Sparks, Wallace Ford, Regis Toomey.
Notes: DVD, full screen (1.37:1) presentation.
Publisher Number: OF591
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: 791.43 Mag
Medium: [DVD]