Ranald Macdougall


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Breaking Point, The (1952) - Sporting Blood Fishing boat captain Harry (John Garfield), ducking hustler Duncan (Wallace Ford), finds first the girlfriend (Patricia Neal), then his fare (Ralph Dummke), in a Mexican bar, in The Breaking Point, 1952, from Hemingway's To Have And Have Not.
June Bride (1948) - When I Didn't Hear From You For Three Years... Their personal history roughly sketched in, legit journalist Carey (Robert Montgomery) informs ex-flame Linda (Bette Davis) that he’s just been reassigned by their magazine-group editor to the profitable bridal publication she now runs, her first scene, in June Bride, 1948.
June Bride (1948) - I Think I'd Grab Him New York bridal magazine editor Linda (Bette Davis) now in Indiana with her June feature subject Jeanne (Barbara Bates), discussing the coverage of her upcoming ceremony, then joined by younger “Boo” (Betty Lynn), who may be the cleverer sister, in June Bride, 1948, also starring Robert Montgomery.
Breaking Point, The (1952) - Chinese It Talks Stiffed by his charter fare in Mexico, captain Harry (John Garfield) takes up Hannagan (Wallace Ford) on an offer to talk to a smuggler (Victor Sen Yung), in The Breaking Point, 1952, Michael Curtiz directing, from Hemingway's To Have And Have Not.
Breaking Point, The (1952) - You Know How It Is John Garfield narrating the opening to his second-to-last film, as "Harry Morgan," in the second and more faithful version of Hemingway's To Have And Have Not, Phyllis Thaxter his wife, in The Breaking Point, 1950.
Possessed (1947) - We Fooled Her, Didn't We? Terrific twist from director Curtis Bernhardt, as Louise (Joan Crawford), the ex-nurse turned stepmother whom we know winds up in psychiatric care, has been in a jealous rage, when stepdaughter Carol (Geraldine Brooks), who has attracted interest from her true-love ex-boyfriend (Van Heflin) arrives, in Possessed, 1947.
Possessed (1947) - I'm Used To Difficult Patients Still in flashback constructing the events leading to her breakdown, nurse Louise (Joan Crawford), just spurned by her love interest on her day off down by the lake, is waylaid by her affluent employer Graham (Raymond Massey), whose troubled wife she cares for, early in director Curtis Bernhardt’s Possessed, 1947.
Possessed (1947) - Open, I Thought I'd Lost You Joining director Curtis Bernhardt’s intense opening, with some soundstage shots but also lots of downtown L-A and USC Medical Center, Joan Crawford as distraught nurse Louise has definite problems, in Possessed, 1947, also starring Van Heflin, from screenwriters Ranald MacDougal and Silvia Richards, and producer Jerry Wald.
June Bride (1948) - Like Living In A Wallet Quippy reporter Carey (Robert Montgomery) arrived in New York, informed by magazine editor Towne (Jerome Cowan) that his Vienna posting is over, finds out he’s being pushed toward a more profitable wedding magazine, early in Warner Bros.’ June Bride, 1948, also starring Bette Davis.
Bright Leaf (1950) - Roll Me A Cigarette Royle (Gary Cooper) with ex-girlfriend turned brothel owner Sonia (Lauren Bacall), back in his North Carolina hometown looking to get into the cigarette business, in Michael Curtiz's turn-of-the-century melodrama Bright Leaf, 1950.
Mildred Pierce (1945) - He'll Bleed You Dry Partner Wally (Jack Carson) complains to title character (Joan Crawford) about her husband Monte (Zachary Scott) who, after Ida (Eve Arden) interrupts, arrives with daughter Veda (Ann Blyth), in Mildred Pierce, 1945, directed by Michael Curtiz.
Unsuspected, The (1947) - Attractive Young Secretary The opening, in which Claude Rains, as radio star Grandison, might be the guy upside-down in the reflection, as we briefly meet his secretary (Barbara Woodell), his niece (Audrey Totter) and his over-dressed producer (Constance Bennett), Michael Curtiz directing in high Noir style, in The Unsuspected, 1947.

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Nanette Fabray
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Actor. Married until his death.

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