Friday, January 14, 2011
John Payne (May 28, 1912 – December 6, 1989). Was mainly remembered as a singer in 20th Century Fox musical films, as well as his leading roles in Miracle on 34th Street and the NBC western television series, The Restless Gun.
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Today on TCM: John Payne films listed below:
99 River Street (1953) A taxi driver gets mixed up with jewel thieves. Cast: John Payne, Evelyn Keyes, Frank Faylen. Dir: Phil Karlson.
Kansas City Confidential (1952). To commit the perfect crime, a former detective keeps his colleagues' identities secret from each other. Cast: Preston Foster, John Payne, Coleen Gray. Dir: Phil Karlson.
Crooked Way, The (1949) A war hero's amnesia keeps him from dealing with his criminal past. Cast: John Payne, Sonny Tufts, Ellen Drew.
To the Shores of Tripoli (1942). A brash young Marine has to redeem himself after trying to romance a female officer. Cast: John Payne, Maureen O'Hara, Randolph Scott. Dir: H. Bruce Humberstone.