Nathanael West


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Five Came Back (1939) - Your Prayers Or Mine? Co-pilot Joe (Kent Taylor) visits marshal Crimp (John Carradine) and his charge Vasquez (Joseph Calleia), gangster Pete (Allen Jenkins) with his boss's son (Casey Johnson) and Peggy (Lucille Ball) with pilot Bill (Chester Morris), en route to Panama in John Farrow's Five Came Back, 1939.
Five Came Back (1939) - Don't Argue! Shortly after the crash, worries in the control room, Pilot Bill (Chester Morris), Professor and Mrs. Spengler (C. Aubrey Smith, Elisabeth Risdon), convict Vasquez (Joseph Calleia), Peggy (Lucille Ball) and marshal Crimp (John Carradine) arguing, in John Farrow's Five Came Back, 1939.
Five Came Back (1939) - Anything But Murder Part of director John Farrow's splendid opening, introducing first Patrick Knowles and Wendy Barrie, then Lucille Ball, C. Aubrey Smith and Elizabeth Risdon, co-pilot Kent Taylor, Allen Jenkins and young Casey Johnson, then pilot Chester Morris, leaving for Panama, in Five Came Back, 1939.
Men Against The Sky (1940) - What Do They Want For A Buck? Introduced by a barker (Earle Hodgins), Richard Dix is hero Mercedes, an inebriate flier whose barnstorming days are about to end, impressive action, then visited by his dutiful sister (Wendy Barrie), opening RKO’s Men Against The Sky, 1940, screenplay by Nathanael West.
Lonelyhearts (1958) - I'd Be Too Embarrassed On a dare from his publisher, advice-columnist Adam (Montgomery Clift) rings up random correspondent Fay (Maureen Stapleton), in producer Dore Schary's Lonelyhearts, 1958, from the Nathanael West novelette.
Lonelyhearts (1958) - Say Something Nice The bitter ending of the quasi-date between troubled advice-columnist Adam (Montgomery Clift) and correspondent Fay (Maureen Stapleton), from Lonelyhearts, 1958, from the Nathanael West novelette.
Lonelyhearts (1958) - Vox Populi Beleaguered Adam (Montgomery Clift) has no luck, entering the bar to ask boss Shrike (Robert Ryan) to be taken off the advice-column, Florence (Myrna Loy) dumbfounded, in Lonelyhearts, 1958, from Nathanael West's novelette.

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