Love Me Or Leave Me


Love Me Or Leave Me

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This film tells the true story of 1930s torch-singer Ruth Etting, here played by Doris Day. While working in a dime-a-dance joint, Ruth is discovered by Chicago racketeer Martin "The Gimp" Snyder. The smitten Snyder exerts pressure on his show-biz connections, and before long Ruth is a star.

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James Cagney
as Marty Snyder
Cameron Mitchell
as Johnny Alderman
Robert Keith
as Bernard V. Loomis
Tom Tully
as Frobisher
Richard Gaines
as Paul Hunter
Peter Leeds
as Fred Taylor
Claude Stroud
as Eddie Fulton
John Harding
as Greg Trent
Audrey Young
as Jingle Girl
Otto Reichow
as Bouncer
Henry Kulky
as Bouncer
Mauritz Hugo
as Irate customer
Audrey Wilder
as Jingle Girl
Benny Burt
as Stage manager
Bob Carson
as Mr. Brelston, Radio Station Manager
James Drury
as Assistant director
Richard Simmons
as Dance Director
Michael Kostrick
as Assistant Director
Roy Engel
as 1st Reporter/Propman
John Damler
as 2nd Reporter
Dale Van Sickel
as Stage-Hand
John Day
as Stage-Hand
Larri Thomas
as Chorus girl
Patti Nestor
as Chorus Girl
Winona Smith
as Chorus Girl
Shirley Wilson
as Chorus Girl
Dick Simmons
as Dance director
Paul McGuire
as Drapery man
Jimmy Cross
as Photographer
Randolph Henry
as Photographer
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Critic Reviews for Love Me Or Leave Me

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Audience Reviews for Love Me Or Leave Me

  • Dec 11, 2013
    Not bad, not bad. This film is certainly helped by Jimmy Cagney late in his career. I've never been a huge fan of Doris Day's acting abilities but she does okay here. Familiar soundtrack as well.
    John B Super Reviewer
  • Mar 29, 2007
    a different doris day but a wonderful showcase for her talents
    jay n Super Reviewer

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