40 FILMS - COLEEN GRAY (1922 - 2015)by milam_ogden | created - 10 Aug 2015 | updated - 25 Nov 2015 | Public
I was sad last week (8/3) when Coleen passed away in Bel Air, CA. She was one of my favorite actress when I discovered film noir. This appeared in 40 feature films and 71 TV series. The majority of her film genres include: drama, western and crime stories. Here are her 40 feature films listed in order of their release date.
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2. Three Little Girls in Blue (1946)
Approved | 100 min | Musical
A reworking of the movie Three Blind Mice (1938) based on the play of the same name, which in turn led to another remake Moon Over Miami (1941). This remake is set during the turn of the ... See full summary »
3. The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms... See full summary »
Votes: 329 | Gross: $2.73M
4. Kiss of Death (1947)
Approved | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Nick Bianco is caught during a botched jewellery heist. The prosecution offer him a more lenient sentence if he squeals on his accomplices but he doesn't roll over on them. Three years into the sentence an event changes his mind.
a very good film noir classic
5. Nightmare Alley (1947)
Passed | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir
The rise and fall of Stanton Carlisle, a mentalist whose lies and deceit prove to be his downfall.
one of my top 25 film noir favorites
6. Fury at Furnace Creek (1948)
Passed | 88 min | Western
Two sons of a general try to prove that he did not give an order that resulted in the Indian massacre of a wagon train and army fort.
7. Red River (1948)
Passed | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Dunson leads a cattle drive, the culmination of over 14 years of work, to its destination in Missouri. But his tyrannical behavior along the way causes a mutiny, led by his adopted son.
my favorite western of all time
8. Sand (1949)
Approved | 78 min | Action, Drama, Western
A show horseman, Jeff Keane (Mark Stevens), loses his prize stallion, Jubilee (Sun's Red Shadow), as a result of a train wreck in Colorado, and enlists the aid of rancher Joan Hartley (... See full summary »
9. Father Is a Bachelor (1950)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Family
William Holden plays a drifter who comes to a small town and discovers a cabin in the forest where five kids: January, February, March, April, and May are living without parents. Their ... See full summary »
12. Lucky Nick Cain (1951)
87 min | Crime, Drama
American gambler Nick Cain arrives at the Mediterranean town of San Paola, and befriends an orphan Italian shoe-shine boy named Toni. He is puzzled by the reception and welcome he receives ... See full summary »
15. Kansas City Confidential (1952)
Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An ex-con trying to go straight is framed for a million dollar armored car robbery and must go to Mexico in order to unmask the real culprits.
another excellent film noir movie
16. The Vanquished (1953)
Approved | 84 min | Western
After the Civil War, unscrupulous and corrupt civilian administrators, backed by the Union Army, run Southern towns like despots, causing public outrage.
17. Sabre Jet (1953)
Passed | 90 min | Drama, War
The story of jet pilots flying over Korea by day, from their Itazuke Air Base in Japan, and of their wives, on station with them, who have dinner ready when they return. Jane Carter (Coleen... See full summary »
18. The Fake (1953)
Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama
An American has to guard da Vinci's "Madonna and Child" when it is being shown in Britain. When it arrives he suspects it is not the real painting.
20. Las Vegas Shakedown (1955)
Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A teacher (Coleen Gray) writing a book about gambling meets a hotel/casino owner (Dennis O'Keefe) threatened by a gangster.
21. Tennessee's Partner (1955)
Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Romance, Western
In a California mining town, a gold miner, a saloon gambler and a cat-house madam strike an odd alliance revolving around a gold mine claim.
22. The Twinkle in God's Eye (1955)
Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Western
Reverend Macklin is headed for Lodestone where his father was killed 25 years before when the Indians burnt down the church. He plans to rebuild the church and minister to the people, but ... See full summary »
25. Star in the Dust (1956)
Approved | 80 min | Drama, Romance, Western
A sheriff planning on legally hanging a killer, has to contend with farmers who want to lynch him, and cattlemen who want to help him escape.
26. Frontier Gambler (1956)
Approved | 71 min | Western
A marshal investigating the death of a woman who owned a gambling house finds that he's developing an attraction to the image of the dead woman, and then she shows up very much alive.
27. Death of a Scoundrel (1956)
Approved | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The New York police investigates the murder of a Czech immigrant whose rags-to-riches story is told by his secretary to homicide detectives.
32. Hell's Five Hours (1958)
73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
This story follows a crazed man on his way to committing suicide on the towns nuclear plant with a bomb strap to his torso after being fired from the plant. But while up on top of the plant... See full summary »
34. The Leech Woman (1960)
Approved | 77 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
An endocrinologist in a dysfunctional marriage with an aging, alcoholic wife journeys to Africa seeking a drug that will restore youth.
35. The Phantom Planet (1961)
Unrated | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After an invisible asteroid draws an astronaut and his ship to its surface, he is miniaturized by the phantom planet's exotic atmosphere.
37. P.J. (1968)
Approved | 109 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A down-on-his-luck New York private eye takes a bodyguard job for the death-threatened mistress of a shady millionaire and gets involved in conspiracy and murder.
a neo-noir PI flock
39. Mother (1978)
Not Rated | 62 min | Drama
Film noir icon Coleen Gray (Red River, The Killing, Riding High), Dallas Hill ("Accalimed artist" & "Country-singsation") & "Legendary Silent Film Star" Patsy Ruth Mller (Esmeralda in Lon ... See full summary »
40. Cry from the Mountain (1985)
PG | 78 min | Adventure, Drama
The film centers on an emotional kayaking trip between a father and a son. The father has taken his boy into the deep Alaskan wilderness to tell him that he is divorcing the boy's mother, ... See full summary »