Mortimer Brewster is a newspaperman and author known for his diatribes against marriage. Read More »
Tag Archives: Priscilla Lane
‘Bing Edwards (Eddie Albert), up for the baseball coaching job at Virginia Military Institute Read More »
Peter Casey has been with the New York City police department for 25 years. Read More »
An older woman discovers that her multi-million dollar fortune was based on embezzlement, so she sets out to right the wrong. Read More »
Peterson Price Porterhouse III (Eddie Bracken)) and Nancy Crane (Priscilla Lane), both flat broke Read More »
Story of three buddies at the Virginia Military Institute. Cadet Bing Edwards is secretly married and soon to be a father. Read More »
Three of the four musically inclined daughters of Adam Lemp, the Dean of the Briarwood Music Foundation, are settling into their lives as wives, but not all is well. Read More »
Bodyguard (1948) Richard Fleischer, Lawrence Tierney, Priscilla Lane, Phillip Reed, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Homicide detective Mike Carter is tossed off the police force for insubordination and violating regulations. Read More »
The Roaring Twenties (1939) Raoul Walsh, James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Priscilla Lane, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After the WWI Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Read More »
A well-known and confident young woman from the Barbary Coast decides to give up her chance at love in order to succeed in card games.
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Blues in the Night (1941) Anatole Litvak, Priscilla Lane, Betty Field, Richard Whorf, Crime, Drama, Music
“Jigger’ Lane forms a band that includes singer Ginger ‘Character’ Powell, wife of the trumpeter Leo Powelll, and Nickie Haroyen and Peppi. All of them dedicate themselves to work as a unit and to play ‘blues’ music. The dedication isn’t paying off in money and, while riding the rails in a boxcar, they meet and befriend a gangster named Del Davis. He offers them a job at a New Jersey roadhouse, where Powell falls in love with Kay Grant, a former ‘real-good friend’ of Davis. But when Powell learns that ‘Character’ is about to have a baby, he returns to her. “Jigger” tries to make Kay the band’s singer and, when this fails, runs off with her. She leaves him with nothing to show for him except a nervous breakdown.Back at the roadhouse, after his recovery, Kay shows up, has a quarrel with Davis, shoots and kills him and plans to take back up with “Jigger”, who knows better but just can’t help himself. While she is waiting in a car for him, along comes cripple Brad Ames, who she put in …
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Dust Be My Destiny (1939) Lewis Seiler, John Garfield, Priscilla Lane, Alan Hale, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, Joe Bell is soon back in jail, on a prison farm. His love for the foreman’s daughter leads to a fight between them, leading to the older man’s death due to a weak heart. Joe and Mabel go on the run as he thinks no-one would believe a nobody like him.
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The Meanest Man in the World (1943) Sidney Lanfield, Jack Benny, Priscilla Lane, Eddie ‘Rochester’ Anderson
Compassionate small-town lawyer Richard Clarke moves to New York City to seek his fortune, but is unsuccessful until he takes a friend’s advice and tries to convince the world he’s a ruthless heel. Suddenly he’s the most popular lawyer in town — but he could lose his fiancée.
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