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  1. Noir City 2016 Proves That Existential Dread and Urban Corruption Are the Grand American TraditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Stranger

    ... slick and the seedy cheap continues on Saturday with This Gun for Hire (1942), a handsome studio thriller with Alan Ladd in his breakout role as a coldly committed hit man and Veronica Lake and her peekaboo hairdo, and the 68-minute Dr. Broadway ...


  2. Tonight's Movie: China Sky (1945) - A Warner Archive DVD ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    ... support for our Chinese allies. In the latter regard it would make an interesting double bill paired with the Alan Ladd-Loretta Young film CHINA (1943). Dr. Gray Thompson (Randolph Scott) returns from the U.S. to the village hospital he founded in ...


  3. Milwaukee movies off the grid: May 13-19Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... barmaid who helps the crew of a downed British plane escape the Nazis. With MichA le Morgan, Paul Henreid and Alan Ladd. 7 p.m. Saturday, Church in the City, 2648 N. Hackett Ave. $3. Indie filmmaker and pop-culture maven Kevin Smith ("Clerks," ...


  4. Best 1931 AdventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Hilobrow

    ... agree. Fun fact: The book has been adapted as a movie twice, in 1935 (starring George Raft) and in 1942 (starring Alan Ladd). Also, the Coen Brothers' 1990 neo-noir gangster film Miller's Crossing , is an homage of sorts - a sardonic inversion? - to ...


  5. Olivia de Havilland and the Most Notorious Sibling Rivalry in HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2014 | Vanity Fair

    ... were staying home and watching Gunsmoke. Olivia had just wrapped a Western, The Proud Rebel, with her old friend Alan Ladd and his son David. Petite and still perfect at five feet three, Olivia, then 41, was one of the few female stars whom Ladd ...


  6. Today in Movie Culture: Incredible Indian Versions of 'Star Wars' Music, 'E.T.' is Barbecued and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 |

    ... but don't have to watch them? Mashable animates the whole trilogy in less than three minutes: Veronica Lake and Alan Ladd in a publicity photo for the Oscar-nominated film noir The Blue Dahlia , which opened 70 years ago this week: Is Joy really the ...


  7. Ervolino: Come back, Shane! And show us your little handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 |

    ... that great old Western "Shane" on Saturday night on TCM. Van Heflin. Jean Arthur. Jack Palance. And, of course, Alan Ladd. Dad and I have watched "Shane" many times. (I have the movie on VHS and DVD.) And every time we watch it, he says the same ...


  8. Forsaken Movie ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 |

    ... preferred a story from the gun for hire's point of view. The Bad: It's almost like a retelling of Shane (1953, Alan Ladd), and we don't need a reboot of a classic. That's almost blasphemy. Brian Cox is no Jack Palance, although they could've done ...


  9. Around the Blogosphere This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    ... check out his interview with Audrey Dalton. I loved reading her kind words regarding her DRUM BEAT (1954) costar Alan Ladd and her THE MONSTER THAT CHALLENGED THE WORLD (1957) costar Tim Holt. She said she's still friends today with Ladd's daughter ...


  10. Tonight's Movie: Hell Below ZeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    Over at Speakeasy , my friend Kristina has been blogging up a storm, celebrating a personal Alan Ladd festival! Since Ladd is one of my favorite actors , Kristina's posts have motivated me to try to see more of his films as well. HELL BELOW ZERO was produced by Irwin Allen and Albert Broccoli for their Warwick Film Productions.


  11. Around the Blogosphere This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    ... CAST IRON , from the always reliable chefs at Cook's Country. ...Interesting to note that the three titles in the Alan Ladd 1940s Collection released by TCM late last year are now also available as single titles in the Universal Vault Series, along ...


  12. Film Society rounds up WesternsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Journal

    The series kicks off at 6 p.m. at the New Ulm Library with the 1953 Western classic "Shane" starring Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur and Van Heflin. The New Ulm Film Society begins its five-part film series dedicated to the Western genre Tuesday.


  13. Classics of film noir come to Dal, starting with This Gun for HireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    Dalhousie Art Gallery's Wednesday night free film series returns to the world of shadowy streets and femmes fatales with The Art of Film Noir II, starting Jan. 27 with the Alan Ladd vehicle This Gun for Hire, based on a Graham Greene novel. This sequel to the popular series focuses on writers and directors caught up in the Hollywood blacklist that forced many to work under assumed names or flee abroad to ply their trade.


  14. Major historical TV drama Jericho puts spotlight on history of...Read the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 |

    ... plenty of scope for some juicy plotting. He was inspired, he says, by the classic 1950s western Shane, starring Alan Ladd, which depicted the struggles of a former gunfighter trying to settle down but becoming caught up in a bitter dispute over ...


  15. Biopic highlights jet aviation pioneerRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 |

    A showing of the 1955 biopic "The McConnell Story," which stars Alan Ladd as real-life jet aviation pioneer Capt.


  16. Tonight's Movie: And Now TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    ... ago , and I hope my readers will visit all the blogathon posts honoring this remarkable woman. Loretta Young and Alan Ladd star in AND NOW TOMORROW (1944), based on a popular novel by Rachel Field. AND NOW TOMORROW may not be a perfect film, and it ...


  17. T-C Line: Thanks to snow angelsRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | LongmontFYI

    ... or good guys with guns. OK, all you packing heat, you say you're good. I'm thinking of a pivotal line from the Alan Ladd movie "Shane": Prove it. You people all condemn Trump, but Trump is the best thing that happened to America. He speaks up for ...


  18. Around the Blogosphere This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    ... ...DVD releases by TCM have been quite slow this year, so it was a nice surprise to learn today that the Alan Ladd 1940s Collection will be released on December 1st. The four-film set will include LUCKY JORDAN (1942), AND NOW TOMORROW (1944), TWO ...


  19. 7 things to do on Staten Island Saturday: Dolltits, Magic & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 |

    ... reat Gatsby" into screenplays, for three different generations. Dean will consider the 1949 film version (starring Alan Ladd as Jay Gatsby), the 1974 version (starring Robert Redford), and the 2013 version (starring Leonardo DiCaprio).


  20. This Gun for HireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | LA Weekly

    ... of the Graham Greene novel starring Veronica Lake, is this week's Tuesday Matinee. A hired gun played by Alan Ladd is caught in a conspiracy beyond his reckoning after what seems like a routine job; in addition to moody lighting and a femme fatale, ...