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Anna Lucasta (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Your Finer Qualities

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    Anna Lucasta (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Your Finer Qualities

    Sailor Danny (Sammy Davis Jr.) and Eartha Kitt (title character, a San Diego streetwalker), with pal Lester (Charles Swain), are settling plans for after his discharge when her father (Rex Ingram) from Los Angeles arrives, apparently seeking reconciliation, in Anna Lucasta, 1958.

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