Johnny Angel (1945)

Johnny Angel


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No relation to the later Shelley Fabares song hit of the same name, RKO Radio's Johnny Angel was adapted by Steve Fisher and Frank Gruber from a short story by Charles Gordon Booth. In one of his better performances, George Raft plays sea captain Johnny Angel, who doggedly pursues the no-good rats who murdered his father and swiped a shipment of gold bullion. Along the way, Johnny crosses paths (and words) with Lilah (Claire Trevor), the faithless wife of his boss, and French stowaway Paulette … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Classics
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Written By: Frank Gruber, Steve Fisher, Charles G. Booth
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as Paulette Girard

as Celestial O'Brian

as Sam Jewell

as Gustafson

as Miss Drumm

as Capt. Angel

as Bartender

as Officer

as Reporter

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as Redhead

as Cigarette Girl

as Hatcheck Girl

as Charwoman

as Watchman

as Frenchman

as Seedy Sailor

as Isherwood

as Black Boy

as Secretary

as Cigar Maker

as Headwaiter

as French Civilian

as Clerk on Putnam

as Official

as Official

as French Civilian

as Checker

as 3rd Mate

as Paul Jewell

as 3rd Mate

as Sailor

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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | January 28, 2006
New York Times
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It's a twisty plotted film noir involving smugglers and a double-cross that is set on the dimly lit docks and in the swinging French Quarters of New Orleans.

Full Review… | January 21, 2003
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