Flamingo Road (1949)

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Flamingo Road (1949) Synopsis

Carnival dancer Lane Bellamy finds herself stranded in a southern town ruled by corrupt political boss Sheriff Titus Semple. Lane becomes romantically involved with Deputy Sheriff Fielding Carlisle, a weakling whose career is being driven by Titus. Seeing Lane as a liability to his own political ambitions, Titus mounts a campaign to get her driven out of town. She finds she can't get a job and even gets arrested on a trumped-up morals charge. Released from jail, Lane finds work as a "hostess" at Lutie-Mae's road house, where she meets Dan Reynolds, another member of the town's political machine. They marry and move to a home on Flamingo Road, the town's social pinnacle. Their marriage is soon marked by scandal when a drunken Carlisle visits Lane at home one evening and shoots himself.

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by John Chard

Ya can't go wrong in this town if you say Yep to the right people and Nope to the rest. Flamingo Road is directed by Michael Curtiz and adapted to screenplay by Robert Wilder from his own play of the same name (with Sally Wilder). It stars Joan Crawford, Sydney ... Read More

Flamingo Road (1949) Casts

Joan Crawford

Lane Bellamy

Fred Clark

Doc Waterson

Zachary Scott

Fielding Carlisle

Gladys George

Lute Mae Sanders

Alice White

Gracie

David Brian

Dan Reynolds

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