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Lady from Louisiana (1941)

Approved | | Drama | 22 April 1941 (USA)
Northern lawyer John Reynolds travels to New Orleans to try and clean up the local crime syndicate based around a lottery. Although he meets Julie Mirbeau and they are attracted to each ... See full summary »

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John Reynolds
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Henry Stephenson ...
General Anatole Mirbeau
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Blanche Brunot
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Felice
Shimen Ruskin ...
Gaston
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Northern lawyer John Reynolds travels to New Orleans to try and clean up the local crime syndicate based around a lottery. Although he meets Julie Mirbeau and they are attracted to each other, the fact that her father heads the lottery means they end up on opposite sides. When her father is killed, Julie becomes more and more involved in the shady activities and in blocking Reynolds' attempts at prosecution. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Lady from New Orleans  »

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A 1941 Time magazine review noted similarities between John Wayne's Thomas E. Dewey type character and Huey Long. See more »

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Trés Bien
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Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Eddie Cherkose
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The 18 Year Old Dorothy Dandridge
8 April 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

The 18 year old Dorothy Dandridge got to act alongside John Wayne in this film 'Lady From Louisiana', which, although quite dull watching, was a great opportunity for Dandridge. Once again, she was very lucky to break into Hollywood films during her teens.


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