GAMBLER’S CHOICE (Theater Release USA 1944)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.0|5.0 Starsìììì

Gambler’s Choice—good film—has its own merit, stands its ground, and entertains despite its age. The movie performs better than a run-of-the-mill movie.

Storyline

Childhood friends grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same girl.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Frank McDonald for directing effort. Thank you to Producers William H. Pine and William C. Thomas for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Ross Hadley (Chester Morris), Mary Hayes/Vi Parker (Nancy Kelly), Mike McGlennon (Russell Hayden), Fay Lawrence (Lee Patrick), Ulysses Sylvester Rogers (Lloyd Corrigan), Chappie Wilson (Sheldon Leonard), Yellow Gloves Weldon (Lyle Talbot), Bonnie D’Arcy (Maxine Lewis), Benny (Tom Dugan), and Honest John McGrady (Charles Arnt).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. This is that perfect lunch break movie—has suspense—and portrays the bad guy versus the good guy well.

Ben Meyers

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