Tag Archives: George Marshall

When the Daltons Rode (1940) George Marshall, Randolph Scott, Kay Francis, Brian Donlevy, Western

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Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked development company. When Tod tries to help them, a faked murder charge turns the Daltons into outlaws, but more victims than villains in this fictionalized version. Will Tod stay loyal to his friends despite falling in love with Bob Dalton’s former fiancée Julie?
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Cry for Happy (1961) George Marshall, Glenn Ford, Donald O’Connor, Miiko Taka, Comedy, Romance

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U.S. Navy combat cameraman Andy Cyphers (Ford) & his team – Murray Prince (O’Connor), George Washing Suzuki and Lank, billet themselves in an “off-limits’ Kyoto, Japan, heisha house while on leave. Cyphers quickly becomes attracted to the beautiful Chiyoko, while Murray falls in love with the pixie-like Harue. A tongue-in-cheek story told by Murray to newspapermen, that he is fighting the Korean War to help Japanese orphans, becomes big news in America and lands them in trouble.
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Hook, Line and Sinker (1969) George Marshall, Jerry Lewis, Peter Lawford, Anne Francis, Comedy

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Man (Lewis) is told by his doctor (Lawford), and best friend, that he has a terminal illness. At his wife’s urging, he lives life to the fullest, racking up insurmountable debts. When the damage is done, his friend the doctor tells him that he’s not dying. Unfortunately, his life will eventually be ruined by his actions. So, they decide to stage his death so that his wife and family will not have to suffer for what he’s done. Lewis eventually discovers that his friend, the doctor, set the entire scenario up so that he could get Lewis’ wife.
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