Tag Archives: Gene Tierney

Edmund Goulding – The Razor’s Edge (1946)

Synopsis:
Well-to-do Chicagoan, Larry Darrell, breaks off his engagement to Isabel and travels the world seeking enlightenment, eventually finding his guru India. Isabel marries Gray, and following the crash of 1929, is invited to live in Paris with her rich, social climbing, Uncle Elliot. During a sojurn there, Larry, having attained his goal, is reunited with Isabel. While slumming one night Larry, Isabel and company are shocked to discover Sophie, a friend from Chicago. Having lost her husband and child in a tragic accident, Sophie is living the low-life with the help of drugs and an abusive brute. Larry tries to rehabilitate her, but his efforts are sabotaged by Isabel who has tried in vain to reignite Larry’s interest in her. Read More »

Josef von Sternberg – The Shanghai Gesture (1941)

A young woman, Poppy, out for excitement in Shanghai, enters a gambling house owned by “Mother” Gin Sling, a dragon-lady who worked herself up from poverty to buy the casino. Sir Guy Charteris, wealthy entrepreneur, has purchased a large area of Shanghai, forcing Gin Sling to vacate by the coming Chinese New Year. Under orders from Gin Sling, who has found out Poppy is Charteris’ daughter, the smarmy Doctor Omar leads Poppy deeper and deeper into an addiction to gambling and alcohol. Gin Sling, realizing that Charteris was her long-ago husband who she thinks abandoned her, plans her revenge by inviting Charteris to a Chinese New Year dinner party to expose his past indiscretions. Charteris, however, has a suprise of his own to spring on Gin Sling. Read More »

Jacques Tourneur – Way of a Gaucho (1952)

Synopsis:
Set in the Argentina of about 1875 in which a customary punishment for killing was a sentence to army service. A young gaucho deserts his army sentence and becomes a bandit leader and also gets his sweetheart pregnant. Seeing the futility of his ways, he takes her to a church to be married prior to surrendering himself back to the army. Read More »

Gene Tierney – Old Time Radio Collection (1942 – 1950)

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assorted OTR featuring Gene Tierney.

contents:
Blue Ribbon Town 44-02-05 Milwaukee One Hundred Years Ago
Blue Ribbon Town 44-02-12 One Hundred Years in the Future
Charlie McCarthy & Edgar Bergen 45-02-25 Gene Tierney
Command Performance 42-04-12 Gene Tierney, Betty Hutton, Gary Cooper
Command Performance 44-04-22 Gene Tierney, Roy Acuff
Duffy’s Tavern 44-09-22 Insurance Policy for Finnegan (with Gene Tierney)
Family Theater 50-03-22 The Broken Pitcher
Hallmark Reader’s Digest 47-03-20 The Gifts of the Magi
Hallmark Reader’s Digest 47-06-05 The Red-Haired Doll
Lux Radio Theater 45-02-05 Laura – Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Vincent Price
Lux Radio Theater 46-10-07 Dragonwyck – Gene Tierney, Vincent Price, Gale Gordon
Lux Radio Theater 47-03-17 Leave Her To Heaven – Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde
Lux Radio Theater 50-04-24 Mrs Mike – William Johnstone, Dick Powell
Screen Guild Players 45-08-20 Laura
Theater Guild Of The Air 47-03-23 The First Year
Theater Guild Of The Air 47-04-20 Age of Innocence
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