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    Joan Crawford suffers while she sings after she falls for a blind pianist in Torch Song (1953).

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Torch Song - (Original Trailer)
Joan Crawford suffers while she sings after she falls for a...
Torch Song - (Original Trailer)
Joan Crawford suffers while she sings after she falls for a blind pianist in Torch Song (1953).>
Torch Song (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Smile, Or...
Not-quite-correctly billed as the first-ever shot of Joan...
Torch Song (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Smile,...
Torch Song (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Smile, Or We'll Get Another Boy
Not-quite-correctly billed as the first-ever shot of Joan Crawford in Technicolor, the opening from director Chuck Walters, who plays dance partner to her Broadway star, the real Gene Loring as the dance director, Harry Morgan playing director, Benny Rubin the pianist, in Torch Song, 1953. >
Torch Song (1953) -- (Movie Clip) I'll Never...
Broadway musical star Jenny (Joan Crawford) at home with her...
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Torch Song (1953) -- (Movie Clip) I'll Never Be Lonely
Broadway musical star Jenny (Joan Crawford) at home with her trusted assistant Anne (Maidie Norman), having stormed off the rehearsal set for her new show earlier that day in general protest, running some ironic lines, in Joan’s MGM comeback, Torch Song, 1953. >
Torch Song (1953) -- (Movie Clip) You Mean Like A...
Remaining philosophical at the same restaurant lunch where...
Torch Song (1953) -- (Movie Clip) You...
Torch Song (1953) -- (Movie Clip) You Mean Like A Girdle?
Remaining philosophical at the same restaurant lunch where she had her director fire him, blind pianist Tye (Michael Wilding) inquires with Broadway star Jenny about her motives, and what he learned from Charlie, the long-time accompanist she had driven away, in MGM’s Torch Song, 1953. >
Torch Song (1953) -- (Movie Clip) In Love With The...
Neither the screenplay nor the underlying short story was...
Torch Song (1953) -- (Movie Clip) In...
Torch Song (1953) -- (Movie Clip) In Love With The Audience
Neither the screenplay nor the underlying short story was written for Joan Crawford as such but one wonders whether these views were hers, as Broadway star Jenny, skipping rehearsals in protest, Gig Young her defeated and detached boyfriend Cliff, in the MGM musical Torch Song, 1953. >
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