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Joanne Dru

Joanne Dru

Birthdate: January 31, 1922

Deathdate: September 10, 1996

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Joanne Dru (January 31, 1922 – September 10, 1996)  was an American film and television actress, known for such films as Red River and All the King's Men. Description above from the Wikipedia article Joanne Dru, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ...detailed bio


John Wayne Standing Tall (1989)

Profile of one of the world's most popular motion picture stars, told through interviews with some of the artists who worked with him, family, friends, and excerpts from many of his films and television appearances.

Super Fuzz (1980)

The story starts as a retrospective, as police officer Dave Speed (Terence Hill) faces his fourth execution attempt (this time by the electric chair) for the alleged murder of his superior and friend, Sergeant Willy Dunlop (Ernest Borgnine). While taking his last walk once more, Dave reminisces a...

Sylvia (1965)

Sylvia West seems just about perfect in the eyes of California millionaire Frederic Summers, who proposes marriage to her. She is beautiful, brilliant, financially independent, writes poetry and personifies exactly what he wants in a woman. But as a precaution, Summers brings in a private investi...

The Wild and the Innocent (1959)

Shy mountain trapper Yancy (Audie Murphy) travels through Wyoming with his uncle and aunt. After Uncle Lije (George Mitchell) is injured by a bear, Yancy is sent to trade their beaver pelts for money and supplies. When he arrives at the trading post, he finds it has been burnt down by an Indian ...

The Light in the Forest (1958)

The Light in the Forest is a 1958 film based on a novel of the same name first published in 1953 by U.S. author Conrad Richter. The film was produced by Walt Disney Productions and starred Fess Parker, Joanne Dru, James MacArthur and Wendell Corey. Though it is a work of fiction and primarily fea...

Drango (1957)

Union officers Major Drango and Captain Banning ride into a Georgia town ravaged by the Civil War and still bitter about the lives and property lost. Drango is the new military governor, but townspeople including Judge Allen and his son Clay make it clear that these Yankees are not welcome. A loc...

The Dark Avenger (1955)

Edward, Prince of Wales, son and heir to his father King Edward III of England, leads an English army to the French province of Aquitaine to protect the inhabitant from the ravages of the French. After defeating the French in battle, the defeated French plot to kill the prince. Failing in this, t...

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

The film involves a former police officer (Ladd) seeking revenge after being falsely imprisoned for a murder he did not commit in San Quentin for five years. He returns and hunts the San Francisco waterfront for the Mob racketeers who are responsible

3 Ring Circus (1954)

Pete Nelson, a smooth operator who has just been discharged from the Army, joins forces with his old buddy, the loud Jerome X. Hotchkiss, and together they join a circus. The Clyde Brent Circus, to be exact. Jerry has gotten a job as apprentice lion tamer. Pete is set on being a circus clown, but...

Forbidden (1953)

Forbidden is a 1953 film starring Tony Curtis.

Thunder Bay (1953)

Following World War II, ex-Navy engineer Steve Martin (James Stewart) and his friend Johnny Gambi (Dan Duryea) come to Louisiana with dreams of wealth. They build an offshore oil drilling platform with the help of a large company, and find themselves in a lucrative business. However, local shrimp...

My Pal Gus (1952)

Bon-bon manufacturer Dave Jennings is so focused on his Los Angeles-based business that he neglects his precocious five-year-old son Gus, who is constantly creating havoc in order to get his father's attention. After Gus's latest escapade is cleaned up and paid for, Dave orders his long-suffering...

The Pride of St. Louis (1952)

A scout for the St. Louis Cardinals comes to a small town in the Ozarks to assess pitcher Jerome Herman Dean (Dailey). Dean, with an over-abundance of self-confidence, is certain that the club wants him to start immediately and is surprised that he is sent to the minor league Houston Buffaloes. D...

Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (1951)

Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell is a 1951 comedy film, the third and final one starring Clifton Webb as Lynn Belvedere. Mr. Belvedere lies about his age and lives in a senior citizens home to determine if there was any point in growing old. As a result, he inspires the residents of the senior citize...

Vengeance Valley (1951)

Owen Daybright is ranch foreman and Lee Strobie is the son of Colorado cattleman Arch Strobie, who adopted Owen 15 years ago. Lily Fasken gives birth and won't identify the father. Her brothers Hub and Dick believe that Owen is responsible. They know he gave her $500 to take care of the baby, but...

Wagon Master (1950)

Learning of their ability as experienced horsemen, Mormon Elder Wiggs (Bond), hires Travis Blue (Johnson) and Sandy Owens (Carey) to guide a small group of Mormons across the West to the San Juan River country in southeastern Utah Territory, in 1849.

711 Ocean Drive (1950)

The Horatio Alger parable gets the film noir treatment with the redoubtable Edmund O’Brien as a whip-smart telephone technician who moves up the ladder of a Syndicate gambling empire in Southern California until distracted by an inconveniently married Joanne Dru and his own greed. Ripped from the...

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)

On the verge of his retirement at Fort Starke, a one-troop cavalry post, aging US Cavalry Capt. Nathan Cutting Brittles (John Wayne) is given one last mission: to take his troop and deal with a breakout from the reservation by the Cheyenne and Arapaho following the defeat of George Armstrong Cus...

All the King's Men (1949)

All The King's Men is the story of the rise of politician Willie Stark (Broderick Crawford) from a rural county seat to the governor's mansion. He first teaches himself law and becomes a lawyer, championing the local people and gaining popularity. He then decides to go into politics. Along the wa...

Red River (1948)

Thomas Dunson (John Wayne) is a stubborn man who wants nothing more than to start up a successful cattle ranch in Texas. Shortly after he begins his journey to Texas with his trail hand, Nadine Groot (Walter Brennan), Dunson learns that his love interest (Coleen Gray), whom he had told to stay be...