Maurice King


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Gangster, The (1947) - My Sister In Queens Portrayed thus far as a steely but philosophical racketeer and narrator, Barry Sullivan as “Shubunka” reveals his soft spot for performer Nancy (English-born Belita, first brought to Hollywood for ice skating pictures, by now only acting), in Allied Artists’ The Gangster, 1947.
When Strangers Marry (a.k.a. Betrayed) -- (1944) - He Sells Something Or Other After a murder in Philadelphia in the opening, we meet Kim Hunter as bride Millie, who can’t resist telling fellow New York passengers (Claire Whitney, Edward Keane) about her husband, who is NOT Robert Mitchum, though he’s next to appear, in When Strangers Marry, a.k.a. Betrayed, 1944.
When Strangers Marry (a.k.a. Betrayed) -- (1944) - Wealthy Philadelphian Strangled Terrific scene by director William Castle, hotel folks confer on the murder we saw in the opening, then we join anxious Millie (Kim Hunter), alone in her New York room, surprised she hasn’t heard from her new husband, though he instructed her to come there, in When Strangers Marry, a.k.a. Betrayed, 1944.
When Strangers Marry (a.k.a. Betrayed) -- (1944) - I Use That Name Sometimes Kim Hunter as Millie finally finds her new husband she’s come to New York to meet, turns out he’s Dean Jagger as Paul, and she’s followed secret instructions to reach him, and he might be a murderer, and the photo in the portrait happens to be director William Castle, in When Strangers Marry, a.k.a. Betrayed, 1944.
When Strangers Marry (a.k.a. Betrayed) -- (1944) - You Can't Run Away From Yourself There’s still no word from the mysterious new husband of Millie (Kim Hunter), who by now is glad she ran into her ex-boyfriend Fred (Robert Mitchum) from Ohio at her New York hotel, then a call comes, and we again see the hat worn by the maybe-murderer, William Castle directing, in When Strangers Marry, a.k.a. Betrayed, 1944.
Brave One, The (1956) - Doubly Blessed Cinematographer Jack Cardiff leads Leonardo (Michel Ray) across Mexican locations to find his young bull "Gitano," whose ownership he has just secured, later with sister Maria (Elsa Cardenas) preparing for a blessing, in The Brave One, 1956, from Dalton Trumbo's screenplay.
Gangster, The (1947) - My Conscience Never Bothered Me Heady opening in a relatively high-priced entry from Monogram/Allied Artists, Barry Sullivan (as “Shubunka”) narrates about his operation in a fictional New York neighborhood, soda jerk Henry Morgan, cashier Joan Lorring, and underling Akim Tamiroff on the phone, in The Gangster, 1947.
Gangster, The (1947) - I'm In A Hole Shorty (Henry Morgan) and cashier Dorothy (Joan Lording), both with plenty attitude, both work for title-character Shubunka (Barry Sullilvan) in his boardwalk soda-shop front operation, gambler Karty (John Ireland) pleading for for a bailout, in The Gangster, 1947.
Dillinger (1945) - Introducing Lawrence Tierney All business and not-bad newsreel framing from Philip Yordan's Academy Award-nominated original script, Victor Kilian as the distraught father of the title character, Lawrence Tierney, though it wasn't really his first movie, the King Brothers-Monogram Pictures bio-pic Dillinger, 1945.
Dillinger (1945) - Too Free With A Gun The end of the fact-based springing of his gang from an Indiana prison by the title character (Lawrence Tierney), then a spree montage, then Specs (Edmund Lowe) supervising the crew (Elisha Cook Jr., Marc Lawrence, Eduardo Cianelli), Anne Jeffreys the moll, in Monogram Pictures' Dillinger, 1945.
Dillinger (1945) - The Kid Has Possibilities Sent to prison for a series of petty crimes Lawrence Tierney (title character) finds out that his cellmate Specs (Edmund Lowe) has credentials, and a robust posse (Eduardo Cianelli, Marc Lawrence, Elisha Cook Jr.), early in the racy Monogram Pictures bio-pic Dillinger, 1945.
Brave One, The (1956) - He Is A Gypsy Dad Rafael (Rodolfo Hoyos) and sister Maria (Elsa Cardenas) are unaware of the adventures of Leonardo (Michel Ray) overnight, until they find him asleep with the calf he rescued, early in The Brave One, 1956, from the Academy Award screenplay ghost-written by Dalton Trumbo.

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