John H. Auer

  • John H. Auer – Johnny Trouble (1957)

    1951-1960DramaJohn H. AuerUSA

    Plot Synopsis:
    Convinced that her long lost son will one day return to her, an elderly woman refuses to vacate her apartment when the building is converted into a men’s college dormitory. One of the students there, troubled and undisciplined, has her son’s name and demeanor; could he in fact be her grandson?Read More »

  • John H. Auer – Hell’s Half Acre (1954)

    1951-1960CrimeFilm NoirJohn H. AuerUSA

    A woman who believes her missing husband is in prison in Hawaii on a murder charge travels there to see if it actually is him. However, he escapes before she sees him, when he hears that his current girlfriend has been murdered. The wife searches the slum area of Honolulu known as Hell’s Half Acre for him, he searches for his girlfriend’s killer, and his gangland associates are looking for the two of them.Read More »

  • John H. Auer – City That Never Sleeps (1953)

    1951-1960CrimeFilm NoirJohn H. AuerUSA

    Uniformed Chicago cop Johnny Kelly, Jr., who originally joined the force to make his policeman father happy, has grown restless in the job and has decided to resign the next day. He allows himself to be compromised by a shady lawyer and has decided to desert his wife because of his obsessive affair with a stripper in a sleazy nightclub. Although the sergeant who partners with him for his last night of duty is a stranger to Kelly, the enigmatic cop seems to know Johnny very well. They leave in a squad car for what will be a very eventful last night on duty for the disillusioned young policeman.Read More »

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