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Johnny Angel (1945)

 -  Crime | Drama | Film-Noir  -  January 1946 (USA)
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Johnny Angel sets out to learn who hijacked a gold shipment from his father's ship and killed his father, the captain. He is joined in the search by Paulette, whose own father has been ... See full summary »

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Lilah 'Lily' Gustafson
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Paulette Girard
Lowell Gilmore ...
Sam Jewell
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Celestial O'Brien
Marvin Miller ...
George 'Gusty' Gustafson
Margaret Wycherly ...
Miss Drumm
J. Farrell MacDonald ...
Capt. Angel (as J. Farrell Macdonald)
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Mack - the Bartender
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Johnny Angel sets out to learn who hijacked a gold shipment from his father's ship and killed his father, the captain. He is joined in the search by Paulette, whose own father has been killed by the hijackers. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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A New Orleans Woman Plots Murder and Mutiny For Love!

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Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

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January 1946 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Capitán Ángel  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Memphis In June
Music by Hoagy Carmichael
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster (as Paul Webster)
Performed by Hoagy Carmichael (vocalist and pianist) (uncredited)
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Raft makes a swell good guy
13 August 2002 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

While the true high point of this film may well be Hoagy Carmichael playing and singing Memphis In June--and let's face it, THAT IS A HIGHLIGHT!--Raft is compelling as the ship's captain who wants to solve the murder of his father, also a ship's captain. Claire Trevor is smooth and devious, and like all the best noir, several characters die. Not available on video, but ABC affiliates with access to Movietime films may show this once a year or so. You had best remember to tape it!


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