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Doctor, Feel My Pulse


A remake of Charley Chase's Calling All Doctors (1937), this Vera Vague 2-reel comedy starred the eternal spinster as a hypochondriac who readily agrees to any and every "cure" her quack of a doctor (Jack Norton) prescribes. The creation of radio comedienne Barbara Jo Allen, Vera Vague had been a popular second-banana in several Paramount musical extravaganzas but the character was perhaps too limited for solo stardom and the Columbia Vera Vague comedies, seventeen in all, were among the company's...more