Leo Katcher


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Party Girl (1958) - Would You Like To Take Me Home? Paid with girlfriends from the night club to attend a party thrown by Chicago gang boss Rico (Lee J. Cobb), who’s distraught over the marriage of movie star Jean Harlow, savvy dancer Vicki (Cyd Charisse) meets thug Louis (John Ireland) and lawyer Farrell (Robert Taylor, his first scene), in director Nicholas Ray’s crime-musical hybrid Party Girl, 1958.
M (1951) - Open, Child Killer Sought No messing about in director Joseph Losey’s opening, and star David Wayne is not revealed though the figure seen stalking various children sure resembles him, in producer Seymour Nebenzal’s Hollywood re-make of his original directed by Fritz Lang in Germany, M, 1951.
M (1951) - Shoes Again An interesting single shot scene by director Joseph Losey, Howard Da Silva as the matter-of-fact detective Carney, Steve Brodie his colleague, Madge Blake an emphatic but misguided witness, as the search for the child-killer expands, in the re-make of Fritz Lang’s classic, M, 1951.
Between Midnight And Dawn (1950) - Men In Prowl Cars Emphasis on the police-procedural properties of the film, the opening of producer Hunt Stromberg's Between Midnight And Dawn, 1950, Edmond O'Brien the crusty older cop, Mark Stevens the younger partner, with some legit Los Angeles background footage.
Between Midnight And Dawn (1950) - I Only Carry Fifties LA cops (Edmond O'Brien, Mark Stevens) on a hunch visit a night club, noting the singing girlfriend (Gale Robbins) of boss Garris (Donald Buka), minion Quist (Philip Van Zandt) offering little resistance, early in Between Midnight And Dawn, 1950, from by-then Columbia producer Hunt Stromberg.
Between Midnight And Dawn (1950) - Bourbon And Water For Dad Off-duty patrol car partners and WWII vets Rocky (Mark Stevens) and Dan (Edmond O'Brien) bring their new friend, police radio dispatcher Katherine (Gale Storm) to an LA night club, aiming to dig up dirt on the boss, in Between Midnight And Dawn, 1950.
Eddy Duchin Story, The (1956) - Second Hand Vanderbilt Picking up his long dreamed-of Stutz Bearcat, now-successful pianist Eddy (Tyrone Power) jousts with manager Lou (James Whitmore), then splits for the Manhattan party hosted by the snooty aunt and uncle of his designer friend Marjorie (Kim Novak), in The Eddy Duchin Story, 1956.
Eddy Duchin Story, The (1956) - Sink Or Swim, Do Or Die The morning after his bumpy but good debut at a Manhattan casino, pianist Eddy (Tyrone Power) drops by to thank new friend and decorator Marjorie (Kim Novak), who got him the gig, meeting her affluent aunt and uncle (Frieda Inescort, Shepperd Strudwick), in The Eddy Duchin Story, 1956.
King Of The Roaring 20's (1961) - You've Got Five Seconds Crooked politician Tim O'Brien (Jack Carson) has not too much trouble persuading Arnold (David Janssen) to cut out his life-long partner, in King Of The Roaring 20s' -- The Story Of Arnold Rothstein, 1961.

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