Tag Archives: Don DeFore
The Stork Club (1945) Hal Walker, Betty Hutton, Barry Fitzgerald, Don DeFore, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Too Late for Tears (1949) Byron Haskin, Lizabeth Scott, Don DeFore, Dan Duryea, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
One night on a lonely highway, a speeding car tosses a satchel of money, meant for somebody else, into Jane and Alan Palmer’s back seat. Alan wants to turn it over to the police, but Jane, with luxury within her reach, persuades him to hang onto it “for a while.” Soon, the Palmers are traced by one Danny Fuller, a sleazy character who claims the money is his. To hang onto it, Jane will need all the qualities of an ultimate femme fatale…and does she ever have them!
Southside 1-1000 (1950) Boris Ingster, Don DeFore, Andrea King, George Tobias, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The US secret service goes after a counterfeit ring, whose engraver Eugene Deane has covertly constructed his plates while serving a life sentence in San Quentin. In order to infiltrate the gang, federal agent John Riggs poses as an Eastern kingpin who wants to purchase a large quantity of the fake currency. During his investigations he falls in love with beautiful Nora Craig…
Without Reservations (1946) Mervyn LeRoy, Claudette Colbert, John Wayne, Don DeFore, Comedy, Romance
Kit Madden is traveling to Hollywood, where her best-selling novel is to be filmed. Aboard the train, she encounters Marines Rusty and Dink, who don’t know she is the author of the famous book, and who don’t think much of the ideas it proposes. She and Rusty are greatly attracted, but she doesn’t know how to deal with his disdain for the book’s author.
A cattle-vs.-sheepman feud loses Connie Dickason her fiance, but gains her his ranch, which she determines to run alone in opposition to Frank Ivey, “boss” of the valley, whom her father Ben wanted her to marry. She hires recovering alcoholic Dave Nash as foreman and a crew of Ivey’s enemies. Ivey fights back with violence and destruction, but Dave is determined to counter him legally… a feeling not shared by his associates. Connie’s boast that, as a woman, she doesn’t need guns proves justified, but plenty of gunplay results.