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Alias a Gentleman (1948)

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Aging ex-con tries to stop his daughter from getting involved with shady characters.

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A convict is finishing a ten-year prison sentence, during which time he has studied to become a gentleman and intends to go straight. But his former partner, believing he is holding out on him, plants an actress to pose as his lost daughter. He grows fond of her but she eventually confesses her hoax. He is hurt, but when she and her fiancé are kidnapped by his ex-partner's henchmen, he withdraws all his savings from the bank to pay the ransom. But this action by him was planned as the signal for a bank robbery and he is arrested as an accomplice to the robbery. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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3 February 1948 (USA)  »

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Janet Leigh was in early 1947 set to play the female lead. See more »

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And alias and alias
18 October 2006 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Harry Beaumont, MGM's ace B director leads Wallace Beery in a broader than usual comedy performance as the ex-con comes into a lot of money legitimately and tries to go straight. The comedy arrives as Beery coyly tries to impress Dorothy Patrick, who is impersonating his lost daughter and she tries to find his source of money for Leon Ames. Lots of good talent is on display, including Tom Drake, Sheldon Leonard, Gladys George and John Qualen This was Beaumont's last feature for MGM and he is good at directing his actors in off-center performances.

I'm not sure why Beaumont gave up directing, but it might have simply been a matter of economy, as movie grosses began their long decline and older, more expensive talents such as Beaumont were replaced under the new influence of Dore Schary. There was no longer any perceived need for talent like Beaumont. How very sad.


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