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Knock on Wood
The movie is written and directed by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama.
Danny plays a ventriloquist with problems causing him to always lose out on love. Just when his relationship with a woman gets around to marriage, his puppet, Clarence, turns jealous. Mai is his psychiatrist, Ilse Nordstrom.
Songs for the movie were written by Kaye's wife, Sylvia Fine .
One of the funny scenes is Kaye's impersonation of a British car salesman demostrating a new convertible with loads of bells and whistles.
Knock on Wood is also a song in the movie, "Casablanca," with music by M.K. Jerome and lyrics by Jack Scholl. It is performed by Dooley Wilson ("Sam") and orchestra.
See also: Knocking on wood
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