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Whistle Stop

1946 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

CrimeDramaFilm-noir

Beautiful Mary returns to her small hometown after many years from Chicago wearing a mink coat and carrying an expensive cigarette case. Her arrival causes long standing enmities to surface between two of her old boyfriends, Kenny Veech, a loafing gambler, and debonair Lew Lentz, owner of a local nightclub. Their deep-seated animosity repeatedly results in antagonism and fights as they compete for Mary's affections. Kenny's friend Gitlo, a bartender in Lentz' club, enlists Kenny in an aborted plan to rob Lentz of $15,000 in profits from sponsoring a local carnival. Lentz retaliates by framing both men for murder. Written by Gabe Taverney (duke1029@aol.com) Whistle Stop is a 1946 American English-language Crime Drama movie featuring George Raft, Ava Gardner, Victor Mclaglen, Tom Conway, Jorja Curtright, Jane Nigh and Charles Wagenheim. The movie is based on Whistle Stop 1941 novel by Maritta M. Wolff. Nero Films was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Seymour Nebenzal. The movie is directed by L Onide Moguy. United Artists acquired the distribution rights for the motion picture. Whistle Stop was released on 25th January 1946 and takes a screen time of 85 minutes. The screenplay for the movie was written by Philip Yordan. Cinematography was done by Russell Metty and editing by Gregg C. Tallas. The music was composed by Dimitri Tiomkin.
  • Jini Score
    12%
  • Rating
    5.6/10
  • Jini Score
    12%
  • Rating
    5.6/10
Beautiful Mary returns to her small hometown after many years from Chicago wearing a mink coat and carrying an expensive cigarette case. Her arrival causes long standing enmities to surface between two of her old boyfriends, Kenny Veech, a loafing gambler, and debonair Lew Lentz, owner of a local nightclub. Their deep-seated animosity repeatedly results in antagonism and fights as they compete for Mary's affections. Kenny's friend Gitlo, a bartender in Lentz' club, enlists Kenny in an aborted plan to rob Lentz of $15,000 in profits from sponsoring a local carnival. Lentz retaliates by framing both men for murder. Written by Gabe Taverney (duke1029@aol.com) Whistle Stop is a 1946 American English-language Crime Drama movie featuring George Raft, Ava Gardner, Victor Mclaglen, Tom Conway, Jorja Curtright, Jane Nigh and Charles Wagenheim. The movie is based on Whistle Stop 1941 novel by Maritta M. Wolff. Nero Films was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Seymour Nebenzal. The movie is directed by L Onide Moguy. United Artists acquired the distribution rights for the motion picture. Whistle Stop was released on 25th January 1946 and takes a screen time of 85 minutes. The screenplay for the movie was written by Philip Yordan. Cinematography was done by Russell Metty and editing by Gregg C. Tallas. The music was composed by Dimitri Tiomkin.

Whistle Stop Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 2.5/5

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  • Archive Spectator

    It seems a pity to have to criticise adversely any film coming front Hollywood which shows signs of trying to break away from the monotonous routine, but Whistle Stop misses practically all its marks. ( Read More )

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