TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)
|Also Known As:||Died:||February 22, 1977|
|Born:||January 19, 1907||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Cast (feature film)
Three marines take shore leave in San Francisco during World War II: Wagner to a lower class dysfunctional family, Hunter to his pregnant fiancée, and the upper class Dillman to a high-living playgirl. Each must decide whether to make the best of their situation, or break out of it. Wagner drowns his troubles in alcohol, losing the respect of a potential lover; Hunter marries his fiancée but realizes he may not survive the war to see his child; while Dillman sheds his decadent girlfriend for a pure-hearted Hawaiian nurse. Later in battle, a heroic act costs one of the marines his life.
On the eve of her marriage to a prince, a noblewoman falls for her brother''s tutor.
Three old friends reunite during Mardi Gras and try to forget their problems.
When Joan Boothe accompanies husband-reporter David to Las Vegas, she begins gambling to pass the time while he is doing a story. Encouraged by the casino manager, she gets hooked on gambling, to the point where she "borrows" David's expense money to pursue her addiction. This finally breaks up their marriage, but David continues trying to help her.
Horace Vendig shows himself to the world as a rich philanthropist. In fact, the history of his rise from his unhappy broken home shows this to be far from the case. After being taken in by richer neighbours he started to exhibit an obsessive and selfish urge to make more and more money, loving and leaving women at will to further this end.
A French peasant girl''s visions of the Virgin Mary create controversy as pilgrims flock to her small town for healing.
A crusading priest struggles to build a mission in China.
An actress becomes a housekeeper for a grumpy retired politician.
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
A governess at a remote estate falls in love with her brooding employer.
A lonely, mentally unbalanced woman invents a fictitious daughter and has the "daughter" write to a Marine stationed in the South Pacific. When the soldier returns back to the States, he goes to look up his pen pal, and is told by the "mother" that the daughter has moved away. An acquaintance of the women tells the soldier the truth, and in a rage the "mother" kills her. In order to cover up that crime, she realizes she must kill the soldier, too.
A young innocent signs on with a ship whose captain is going mad.
A nurse in the Caribbean resorts to voodoo to cure her patient, even though she's in love with the woman's husband.
Gambling boat operator Jenny Blake throws over her gambler beau Jack Morgan in order to marry into high society. When her husband is killed in an attempt on her life, she is charged with his murder.
Although she''s been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer.
A housekeeper tries to manage her actress employer and her own emotionally disturbed sisters.
Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.Click here to contribute