Tag Archives: Louis J. Gasnier

The Last Outpost (1935) Charles Barton, Louis J. Gasnier, Cary Grant, Claude Rains, Gertrude Michael, Action, Adventure, Romance

The Last Outpost (1935)
In World War I, British-officer Michael Andrews is captured by a band of Kurdish raiders on the Eastern Front, and is rescued by a man calling himself John Stevenson, although he refuses to tell his name to Andrews. The two men form a strange friendship, and help save an entire Kurdish village from a massacre and also avert a surprise attack on the British army-unit stationed there. Andrews suffers a wounded leg and is sent to the British military-hospital in Cairo. He falls in love with a nurse, Rosemary Haydon, and she with him, but she is married although she has not seen nor heard from her husband in over three years. It is at this point that the man who saved Andrews’ life turns up to claim his wife, who is Rosemary. The latter bids adieu to Andrews who does not know that the man he considers his best friend is also the husband of the woman he loves. But, by pure coincidence and chance, both Andrews and Rosemary’s husband come face-to-face again in a remote garrison that is under…
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Gambling Ship (1933) Louis J. Gasnier, Max Marcin, Cary Grant, Benita Hume, Jack La Rue, Drama

Gambling Ship (1933)
A professional gambler masquerading as a businessman boards a train and sets off across the country. During the journey he meets a lovely, wealthy young woman. This drama follows what happens after she (also a gambler in disguise) persuades him to buy a financially sinking gambling ship. At first he is reluctant, but when he learns that his enemy is running the rival ship, he purchases the vessel in hopes of getting sweet revenge. But the rival isn’t so easily destroyed and he perpetrates a devastating tragedy on the gambler’s vessel. Fortunately, it all works out for the two secret gamblers and in the end, a romance blooms amongst the ashes.
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