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Some Came Running (18-Dec-1958)

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Writers: John Patrick; Arthur Sheekman

From novel: Some Came Running by James Jones

Music Score: Elmer Bernstein

Keywords: Drama

Writer and now Army veteran Dave Hirsch returns from Chicago to his hometown of Parkman, Indiana, where his brother Frank introduces him to Gwen French, a respectable schoolteacher. Following him from chicago is Ginnie, a loose woman who has fallen in love with him. Adaptation of James Jones' lengthy and complex novel; probably some simplifications would have been appropriate. Received Oscar nominations for Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Actress, Best Costume Design, and Best Original Song.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Leora Dana
Actor
1-Apr-1923 13-Dec-1983 Some Came Running
Nancy Gates
Actor
1-Feb-1926   Suddenly
Connie Gilchrist
Actor
17-Jul-1895 3-Mar-1985 Character actress
Martha Hyer
Actor
10-Aug-1924   Some Came Running
Betty Lou Keim
Actor
27-Sep-1938 27-Jan-2010 Fran McCord on The Deputy
Arthur Kennedy
Actor
17-Feb-1914 5-Jan-1990 The Man from Laramie
Shirley MacLaine
Actor
24-Apr-1934   Terms of Endearment
Dean Martin
Singer
7-Jun-1917 25-Dec-1995 Member of Rat Pack
Frank Sinatra
Singer
12-Dec-1915 14-May-1998 It's Frank's world, we just live in it

CAST

Starring
Frank Sinatra   ...   Dave Hirsh
Dean Martin   ...   Bama Dillert
Shirley MacLaine   ...   Ginny Moorehead
with
Martha Hyer   ...   Gwen French
Arthur Kennedy   ...   Frank Hirsh
Nancy Gates   ...   Edith Barclay
Leora Dana   ...   Agnes Hirsh
Betty Lou Keim   ...   Dawn Hirsh
Larry Gates   ...   Prof. Robert Haven French
Steven Peck   ...   Raymond Lanchak
Connie Gilchrist   ...   Jane Barclay
Ned Wever   ...   Smitty

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