Stephen Ames


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My Man and I (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Wonderful System Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler's famous "Stormy Weather," plays, providing the film's title as star Ricardo Montalban appears with both legit (Jose Torvay, Pascual Garcia Pena) and otherwise (Jack Elam) Hispanic pals, in the opening from My Man and I, 1952.
My Man And I (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Lincoln, Washington, Ramirez Laborer Chu Chu (Ricardo Montalban) is virtuous and patriotic as he parts ways with his boozy new friend Nancy (Shelley Winters) after a rough night in William A. Wellman's My Man and I, 1952.
My Man and I (1952) -- (Movie Clip) It's Clear What You're Thinking It could be that director William A. Wellman and cinematographer William Mellor shot this single take even darker than they meant to, as unscrupulous employer Elena (Claire Trevor) puts the moves on Chu Chu (Ricardo Montalban) in My Man and I, 1952.
My Man and I (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Do Not Jump On Conclusions Between-season fruit-picker buddies (Pascual Garcia Pena, Carlos Conde, Juan Torena, Jack Elam) are playing poker when harder-working Chu Chu (Ricardo Montalban) and friend Nancy (Shelley Winters) come looking for a loan from his cousin Manuel (Jose Torvay) in My Man and I, 1952.
My Man And I (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Not Always With A Gun Naturalized Mexican-American citizen Chu Chu (Ricardo Montalban) showing initiative, looking for work between fruit-picking seasons, introduces himself to farmer Ames (Wendell Corey) and his droll wife (Claire Trevor) in the MGM message-melodrama My Man And I, 1952, directed by William A. Wellman.
Confidentially Connie (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Good Red Meat Introduced in the waiting room, Janet Leigh (title character) dreams of meat while visiting the obstetrician (Robert Burton) then, with pal Phyllis (Marilyn Erskine) decides that college professor's wives can afford to visit the butcher (Walter Slezak), early in Confidentially Connie, 1953.
Confidentially Connie (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Summon Up The Blood Introducing first the dean (Gene Lockhart) and his crew, we meet leading man Van Johnson as professor Joe who, in teaching jock Moska (Dick Sands), not only recites but edits Shakespeare off the cuff, in MGM's Confidentially Connie, 1953, starring Janet Leigh.
Confidentially Connie (1953) -- (Movie Clip) I Had To Toughen Him Up We know already that Opie (Louis Calhern) is a cattle baron and the estranged father of underpaid college professor Joe (Van Johnson) but we learn here, as he visits Maine, that he hasn't yet met his pregnant daughter in-law Janet Leigh (title character), in Confidentially Connie, 1953.
Sinbad The Sailor (1947) -- (Movie Clip) My Eighth Voyage Douglas Fairbanks Jr., acting like either the title character or maybe his dad, with tales of his derring-do for colleagues in Persia, opening RKO's 1947 production of Sinbad The Sailor.
Sinbad The Sailor (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Spirit Of Evil Still regaling his pals, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. (title character) introduces the Emir (Anthony Quinn), Shireen (Maureen O'Hara) and Melik (Walter Slezak), then pal Abbu (George Tobias) and some excellent tank-work, in Sinbad The Sailor, 1947.
Sinbad The Sailor (1947) -- (Movie Clip) No Bids Now in Basra, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. (title character) trying to pay nothing for ownership of a ship he salvaged, pal Abbu (George Tobias) reluctant, the auctioneer (Sheldon Leonard) frustrated, and mysterious Shireen (Maureen O'Hara) intervening, in Sinbad The Sailor, 1947.
Tycoon (1947) -- (Movie Clip) A Habit He Picked Up Hangover-ed American engineer Munroe (John Wayne) in a fictional South American capitol, spies Maura (Laraine Day, her first appearance) entering a church, in director Richard Wallace's Tycoon, 1947.