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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
1-Apr-1923 13-Dec-1983 Some Came Running
Nancy Gates
1-Feb-1926 24-Mar-2019 Suddenly
Connie Gilchrist
17-Jul-1895 3-Mar-1985 Character actress
Martha Hyer
10-Aug-1924 31-May-2014 Some Came Running
Betty Lou Keim
27-Sep-1938 27-Jan-2010 Fran McCord on The Deputy
Arthur Kennedy
17-Feb-1914 5-Jan-1990 The Man from Laramie
Shirley MacLaine
24-Apr-1934   Terms of Endearment
Dean Martin
7-Jun-1917 25-Dec-1995 Member of Rat Pack
Frank Sinatra
12-Dec-1915 14-May-1998 It's Frank's world, we just live in it


Frank Sinatra   ...   Dave Hirsh
Dean Martin   ...   Bama Dillert
Shirley MacLaine   ...   Ginny Moorehead
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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