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Dr. Broadway (1942); Two O'Clock Courage (1945)

Two O'Clock Courage (1945)
February 1, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Dr. Broadway (1942)

Directed by Anthony Mann

Dr. Timothy Kane, alias Dr. Broadway, is a fixture on the “Great White Way,” friend to vagrants, peddlers, con men and gangsters.  When mortally ill gangster Vic Telli asks Kane to find his long lost daughter, so she can inherit his dough, Kane ends up a fugitive from the police (wanted for Telli’s murder) and a host of gangsters looking for the loot. 

Paramount Pictures Corp.  Producer: Sol. C. Siegel. Screenwriter: Art Arthur, from a story by Borden Chase.  Cinematographer: Theodor Sparkuhl.  Editor: Arthur Schmidt.  Cast: Macdonald Carey, Jean Phillips, J. Carrol Naish, Richard Lane, Eduardo Ciannelli.

35mm, b/w, 67 min.

Two O'Clock Courage (1945)

Directed by Anthony Mann

An amnesiac (Tom Conway), aided by a kindly taxi driver (Ann Rutherford), recovers his identity in a citywide search for clues, finding himself at the center of a murder intrigue involving theatrical writers and producers, a stolen play, jealousy and blackmail.  It’s a heck of a way to reawaken to the world, but our hero reconstitutes both his identity and the truth in this taut thriller. 

RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.  Producer: Ben Stoloff.  Screenwriter: Robert E. Kent.  Cinematographer: Jack MacKenzie.  Editor: Philip Martin Jr.  Cast: Tom Conway, Ann Rutherford, Richard Lane, Lester Matthews, Roland Drew.

35mm, b/w, 68 min.

Watch the trailer below.