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Saint Vitus is the patron saint of actors, comedians, dancers, and of entertainers in general.
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Take One False Step(1949)Ex WW2 hero Prof Andrew Centling(William Powell)has a happy life with his wife Helen(Dorothy Hart)While making speeches at the University he meets an old flame,Catherine Sykes(Shelly Winters)whos involved in an unhappy marriage.Andrew,for old time sake,takes Catherine out for a drink,but the next day she vanishes and the police Captain Gledhill(James Gleason)and Detective Paccinno(Sheldon Leonard)suspect shes murdered.
The professor has his share of problems with Catherines roomate(Marsha Hunt),gangsters a vicious dog belonging to Catherines husband who bites Andrew and makes him sick,and Helen who just flew in.
Real Good Film Noir This will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Soildier Of Fortune(1955)Hong Kong 1949.MRS Jane Hoyt(Susan Hayward)comes to the city to find out what happened to her husband Louis(Gene Evans)a reporter who got lost in Red China.
Janes goes to police head Inspector Merryweather(Michael Rennie)who tells her one man can help,Hank Lee(Clark Gable)an exWW2 hero whos in charge of Hong Kongs illegal empire. Hank and Jane fall for each other,but she insists on getting Louis out of China before she decides to stay with him or make a new life for herself with Hank.
Singing In The Rain(1952)hollywood 1929.Don Lockwood(Gene Kelly)and Lina Lamont(Jean Hagen)are hollywoods number one silent screen stars.When the Jazz Singer is made Hollywood changes to talking pictures.Don is a talented singer and dancer with little to worry about.Lina,an arrogant know it all has little talent at all.
Don and his pal Cosmo Brown(Donald OConnor)want to find a new leading lady.One night while Don runs into a group of fans that attack him he escapes in a passing car driven by Kathy Selden(Debbie Reynolds)a new girl hoping for stardom.
Don and Kathy fall for each other and Don finds shes a talented singer,dancer,and actress.
Trouble starts when Lina finds out and takes an instant dislike to Kathy.
Jean Hagen was nominated for an Oscar.