Englishmen fighting Nazis in Africa discover an exotic mystery woman living among the natives and enlist her aid in overcoming the Germans. Read More »
Tag Archives: Gene Tierney
Ellen McNulty leaves her New Jersey hamburger stand and heads west to pay a surprise visit to her son and his new bride. Read More »
Detective Lieutenant Mark McPherson (Dana Andrews) investigates the killing of Laura Hunt (Gene Tierney) Read More »
Never Let Me Go (1953) Delmer Daves, Clark Gable, Gene Tierney, Bernard Miles, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Philip Sutherland is an American news writer stationed in Moscow since the war; while there he falls for a Russian ballet dancer Read More »
Way of a Gaucho (1952) Jacques Tourneur, Rory Calhoun, Gene Tierney, Richard Boone, Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Set in the Argentina of about 1875 in which a customary punishment for killing was a sentence to army service. Read More »
The Secret of Convict Lake (1951) Michael Gordon, Glenn Ford, Gene Tierney, Ethel Barrymore, Western
Jim Canfield, convicted of a crime he did not commit, escapes a Nevada prison with several hardened criminals. Read More »
Major Joppolo and his men are assigned to restore order to the war-torn Italian town of Adano. Read More »
The Shanghai Gesture (1941) Josef von Sternberg, Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Victor Mature, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, Romance
A young woman, Poppy, out for excitement in Shanghai, enters a gambling house owned by “Mother” Gin Sling, a dragon-lady who worked herself up from poverty to buy the casino. Read More »
Plymouth Adventure (1952) Clarence Brown, Spencer Tracy, Gene Tierney, Van Johnson, Adventure, Drama, History
The story of the voyage of the “Mayflower” in its historic voyage across the Atlantic to the New World. Read More »
Shiftless Jeeter Lester and his family of hillbilly stereotypes live in a rural backwater where their ancestors were once wealthy planters. Their slapstick existence is threatened by a bank’s plans to take over the land for more profitable farming; subplots involve the affairs and marriages of son Dude and daughter Ellie May.
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Thunder Birds (1942) William A. Wellman, Gene Tierney, Preston Foster, John Sutton, Drama, Romance, War
On a secluded base in Arizona, veteran World War I pilot Steve Britt trains flyers to fight in World War II. One of his trainees, Englishman Peter Stackhouse, competes with Britt for the affections of Kay Saunders, the daughter of a local rancher. Despite their differences, Britt makes sure Sutton passes his training and becomes a combat pilot – even though he loses Kay to the young man in the process.
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Gene Tierney and Ray Milland play the Sheridans, a married couple unable to have a biological child. They visit an adoption agency to make inquiries and start the ball rolling. Then, they learn of a child abandoned at a local police station. The loving and very lovely Midge (Tierney) is determined to adopt the young boy, no questions asked; Brad (Milland) insists on learning about the boy’s heredity and his parentage. The Sheridans learn the boy’s father may be a murderer. Will there be a baby for Midge?
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Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake (1942) John Cromwell, Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, George Sanders, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Sir Arthur Blake has inherited title and lands from his brother. He also has his orphaned nephew Benjamin working for him as a bonded servant. While he believes the lad was born out of wedlock and so cannot claim the inheritance, he is taking no chances. Benjamin eventually rebels against his uncle and sets sail to try and make his fortune. This may enable him to return to prove his claim to being the rightful heir to the estate.
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The Return of Frank James (1940) Fritz Lang, Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney, Jackie Cooper, Crime, History, Western
Frank James, the brother of Jesse James, has been laying low, living as a farmer and taking care of Clem, the son of one of the members of the James gang. He gets word that Jesse was killed by Bob and Charlie Ford, he hoped that the law would deal with them but when he learns that the railroad man whom he and Jesse terrorized contracted them to kill Jesse and helped them get off, he goes after them. Clem whom he told to remain on the farm goes with him and when it’s impossible for him to do so, Frank has no choice to let him tag along. Now in order to cover their tracks they start telling people that Frank James is dead and that they saw it. Eleanor Stone, a female reporter, who wants to write about it interviews them and they are both taken with each other. But eventually she learns who Frank is from the Pinkerton detective who is tracking them but doesn’t turn them in. But eventually Frank learns that his farm hand, Pinky has been arrested as his accomplice and is about to be hung.
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