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Fog Over Frisco (1934)

The lifestyles of Arlene and Valkyr Bradford, half-sisters from a respected San Francisco family, diverge markedly as Arlene takes up with criminals.

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Tony
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Val Bradford
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Spencer Carleton
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Izzy
Arthur Byron ...
Bradford
Robert Barrat ...
Thorne
Henry O'Neill ...
Porter
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Jake Bello
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Mayard (as Douglas Dumbrille)
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Chief O'Malley
Gordon Westcott ...
Joe Bello
Charles C. Wilson ...
Detective Sgt. O'Hagen (as Charles Wilson)
Harold Minjir ...
Archie Van Ness
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Spike Smith
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Arlene Bradford is the quintessential high society bad girl. She's spoiled by Everett Bradford, her indulgently wealthy San Francisco father, who's recently become totally disgusted by her irresponsible antics. She has little regard for the law and the company she keeps. She has her investment broker fiancé Spencer Carlton involved in a stolen bond racket and flirts with local gangster types including the notorious Jake Bellow. The senior Bradford becomes concerned when Arlene begins to involve her half-sister Valkyr in her shady and highly dangerous activities. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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2 June 1934 (USA)  »

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Dimma över Frisco  »

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Bette Davis remarked that she looked back at this film with fondness, making it one of the few from the early part of her career that she would look at that way. See more »

Quotes

Tony Sterling: Go jump in the lake!
Jake Bellow: Can't swim.
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Remade as Spy Ship (1942) See more »

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Why Do I Dream Those Dreams?
(1933) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
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Wickedly Delicious !!!!!!
13 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Betty Davis shoots ..... she scores I was amazed she was wickedly delicious as Arlene Bradford.She played it full throttle also, the twist and turns that the plot took were amazing. Great vehicle to demonstrate her range and her capabilities.Ms.Davis at moments seemed sincere but you knew that there was something sinister brewing about her.As the film unfolded i was a little confused, but everything seemed to gel and it took great shape.I had to watch a second time and I enjoyed it even more.Turner Classic Movies introduced me to this fantastic film and I have recommended this film to other classic movie film fans . To no surprise the loved it*** 10* out of 10* .


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