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Lulu Belle (1948)

Approved | | Drama, Musical, Romance | 15 August 1948 (USA)
Lulu Belle is singing in a cheap dive in Natchez, Mississippi in the early 1900's when she meets rising young attorney George Davis. He gives up his fiancée and career to marry Lulu Bell. ... See full summary »

Director:

Leslie Fenton

Writers:

Everett Freeman (screenplay), Karl Kamb (additional dialogue) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Dorothy Lamour ... Lulu Belle
George Montgomery ... George Davis
Albert Dekker ... Mark Brady
Otto Kruger ... Harry Randolph
Glenda Farrell ... Molly Benson
Greg McClure ... Butch Cooper
Charlotte Wynters ... Mrs. Gloria Randolph
Addison Richards ... Police Commissioner John Dixon
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Lulu Belle is singing in a cheap dive in Natchez, Mississippi in the early 1900's when she meets rising young attorney George Davis. He gives up his fiancée and career to marry Lulu Bell. When his money runs out, Lulu Belle goes to work in a New Orleans club run by tough gambler Mark Brady. She tries to send George back to Natchez by pretending that she has fallen for prize-fighter Butch Cooper but George, in a fit of jealousy, drives a handful of forks into Butch's face. He is sent to prison and Lulu goes to New York with millionaire Harry Randolph, who makes her the singing sensation of Broadway and asks her to marry him. She refuses when she learns that George has been released from prison, realizing that he is the only man she ever truly loved. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Why did scandal always follow LULU BELLE... Men found out about her too late.

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Drama | Musical | Romance

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Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: NEW YORK

Just after the turn of the century. See more »

Soundtracks

The Ace in the Hole
(uncredited)
Written by George Mitchell and James Dempsey
Sung by Dorothy Lamour
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Fantastic!
24 February 2002 | by calvertfanSee all my reviews

Dorothy Lamour is fabulous in the part of Lulu Belle, a nightclub singer who sings in cheap dives at the turn of the century. Whilst there, she meets and soon marries George, who has given up his career - and his fiancee - to be with her. George, however, is only the first in a long line of male suitors for Lulu Belle, but he's the one that keeps her heart.

A thoroughly enjoyable movie, 10 out of 10.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 1948 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Mulher de Fogo See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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