Tag Archives: Aldo Ray

We’re no Angels / La Cuisine des Anges (1955) Michael Curtiz, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Aldo Ray, Comedy, Crime, Romance

were-no-angels
The action takes place on Devil’s Island, the tropical backwater where the notorious French prison was located. Three convicts, played by Humphrey Bogart, Aldo Ray, and Peter Ustinov, have escaped, and wait only for a ship to leave the next day. In the meantime, they become involved in the financial woes of an island shopkeeper (Leo G. Carroll) and his wife (Joan Bennett) and daughter, whose business is in danger from a rich, nasty relative (Basil Rathbone).

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Miss Sadie Thompson (1953) Curtis Bernhardt, Rita Hayworth, José Ferrer, Aldo Ray, Drama, Musical, Romance

Miss Sadie Thompson (Curtis Bernhardt, 1953)
At a lonely military outpost on American Samoa, sticky heat alternates with torrential rain. A ship quarantine strands here Sadie Thompson, a “breezy dame” who sets the Marines afire… and self-righteous Mr. Davidson, powerful head of the Mission Board, who suspects Sadie is a fugitive from the notorious Emerald Club of Honolulu. Meanwhile, Sadie is courted by crude but good-hearted Marine Sgt. Phil O’Hara.

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God’s Little Acre (1958) Anthony Mann, Robert Ryan, Tina Louise, Aldo Ray, Comedy, Drama, Romance

God's Little Acre (1958)
A poor farmer is obsessed with finding gold on his land supposedly buried by his grandfather. To find it he conveniently moves a marker out of his way that designates the land on which it rests as as God’s Little Acre, where anything that comes from the ground will go to God’s work. Eventually he abducts an albino to help him find the gold. Meanwhile, his daughter-in-law is suspected of fooling around with a labor activist out of work since the mill closed, and a local political hopeful actively seeks his daughter’s hand in marriage.

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Pat and Mike (1952) George Cukor, Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Aldo Ray, Comedy, Romance, Sport

Pat and Mike (1952)
Pat’s a brilliant athlete, except when her domineering fiance is around. The lady’s golf championship is in her reach until she gets flustered by his presence at the final holes. He wants them to get married and forget the whole thing, but she can’t give up on herself that easily. She enlists the help of Mike, a slightly shady sports promoter. Together they face mobsters, a jealous boxer, and a growing mutual attraction.

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