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The Lady Pays Off (Universal-International) proceeds from the doubtful premise that voluptuous Linda Darnell, a famed U.S. schoolteacher who has adorned the cover of TIME, cannot get men interested in her for her own sake. They think of her only as a companion for their kids.

Linda hustles off to a Reno vacation in search of romance. She loses $10,000 to Stephen McNally, owner of a gambling casino, who offers to swap her I.O.U. for a summer of tutoring for his little girl (Gigi Perreau). Linda reluctantly agrees, protesting so much that it takes no cinema connoisseur to see that her annoyance...

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