Buddies Big John McMasters and Square John Sand are fast-talking, wisecracking wildcatters who manage to con enough equipment and capital to develop their own oil fields, but their friendship is put to the test when Big John inadvertently falls in love with Elizabeth, Square John’s longtime girlfriend.
Tag Archives: 1940s
Song of Surrender (1949) Mitchell Leisen, Wanda Hendrix, Claude Rains, Macdonald Carey, Drama, Musical, Romance
Sinister Journey (1948) George Archainbaud, William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks, Action, Adventure, Western
Flamingo Road (1949) Michael Curtiz, Joan Crawford, Zachary Scott, Sydney Greenstreet, Drama, Romance
Carnival dancer Lane Bellamy finds herself stranded in a southern town ruled by corrupt political boss Titus Semple. Lane becomes romantically involved with sheriff Fielding Carlisle, a weakling whose career is being driven by Titus.
Out of This World (1945) Hal Walker, Eddie Bracken, Veronica Lake, Diana Lynn, Comedy, Music, Romance
Rusty Parker, a red-headed leggy dancer at Danny McGuire’s Night Club in Brooklyn, wants to be a successful Broadway star. She enters a contest to be a ‘Cover Girl’ as a stepping-stone in her career. She reminds the publisher, John Coudair, of his lost love, showgirl Maribelle Hicks.
East Side Kids: Fighters Danny Breslin and Muggs McGinnis, once boyhood chums, have drifted apart. Policeman Tom Brady – because his own former friend fell into a life of crime and got the electric chair – takes rough and tumble Muggs under his wing to turn the lad’s life around, but Danny, brother of Mary Breslin (whom Tom plans to marry), is also at risk.
1936. Julia Packett, a London chorus girl, is always in trouble financially, but she always seems to manage to land on her feet by using her feminine wiles to manipulate the men in her life with a smile on her and usually their faces.
In the absence of the biological mother, too busy pursuing her theatrical career, we see the glorification of the maternal surrogate, a woman who is a paragon of sacrifice and self-abnegation. La Fuggitiva is also a film in which a child actress takes a prominent role.