Kokomo IN 071655 Love Me or Leave Me

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Kokomo IN 071655 Love Me or Leave Me - Doris Day, James Cagney Star in Film at Indiana...
Doris Day, James Cagney Star in Film at Indiana "Love Me Or Leave Me" is iheiMarty's all-consuming jealousy of: iUe of a song made famous in their friendship leads to an ex- title the late Twenties by Ruth Eliing, one of show business' most glam- plosive climax which audiences will be left to see for them- B J J U W k/UOJ-i/tJV H1'J\. £*·**- , rr u* in. *·_*., w U -- T -·»· i--» orou« and successful singing per- selves in order to preserve tty sodalities. Now M-G-M has given ending's surprise and suspense. In Ux; pivotal Ruth Etting role Doris Day comes through with flying colors in the most this title to its film story of Miss Ettin? in picture a lavish CinemaScope in color, showing at the Indiana Theater, with Doris Day demanding assignment this sing-' : y *· as the singer and with James ing favorite has ever attempted.! Cagney and Cameron Mitchell 35! Her portrayal of a sirl deter-j the two most important men in,mined to stand on her own feet her life. ibut caught in the web of her ad Since the Ruth Etting story isjmirer's possessive devotion is built as dramatic as was her mcteoriciup with gripping emotional in-j rise to fame, "Love Me Or tensity. And, if there ever was; Leave Me" is not a conventional'any doubt about it, James Cag-j screen musical. While it offers'ncy's performance as the tough,i a parade of the hit songs of the;bullheaded, dominating M a r t y j 20's and early 30'x against hack-j Snydcr marks him as one of the: grounds ranging from third-rate screen's greatest actors. As the: night clubs to the opulence of]man fighting to hold Ruth's lov the Ziegfeld Follies (Miss Day!to push her to the top and at sings thirteen favorites of the i the same time to win the respect past together with two new of his colleagues, Cagney does an songs), the picture at the same acting job that rivets your atten- time unfolds an .absorbing drama tion on him in his every moment of a girl who marries a man out o( gratitude rather than Jove, with results that come close to the tragic. The story opens in a tawdry Chicago dime-a-dance hall in which Ruth meets the man who is eager to give her the start as a professional professional shiger for which she has been wailing. He is Marty ("The Gimp"! Snyder, an aggressive, diamond-in-thc-rough p r o m o t e r who falls hard for the ambitious girl and uses his important connections connections to push her ahead. Un dcr his calculating management she rises from obscurity to be- before the camera. Cameron Mitchell in a contrasting contrasting role wins sympathy as Johnny Alderman, with the stars backed up by a strong supporting cast including Robert Keith, Tom Tully, Tully, Harry Belaver, R i c-h a r d Gaincs and Peter Leeds. They have been guided with discernment discernment by Director Charles Vidor, Vidor, with Joe Pasternak giving his knowing touches to the production production facets. Of the songs heard in "Love Me Or Leave Me," two, "I'll Never Never Stop Loving You" and "Never Look Back," were IN "LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME" - Doris Day and Cagney as they appear in M-G-M's musical drama, "Love Leave Me." Highlighting the glamour and excitement of Roaring Twenties, the new CinemaScope offering tells story of Ruth Erting, singing sensation of Broadway and Hollywood whose name is still enshrined in the hearts millions. It is showing at the Indiana Theater. At,the Theaters especially writ-! Egg e. The hits of INDIANA iward in "Reap The Wild Wind," in Today Through Monday (color, plus "Little School Mouse," Doris Day and James Cagncy color cartoon, in "Love Me Or Leave Me," in Friday and Saturday color, and CinemaScope. "Knutzy| Robert Francis and Donna Knight," Stooge comedy. jRecd in "They Rode West," in Tuesday Through Thursday Icolor, and Clifton Webb and Scott Brady and Raymond Burr Frances- Dee in "Mr. in "They Were So Young," and master," plus "Billy Roy," color Alexis Smith and Alexander Knox cartoon, in "Sleeping Tiger," plus "The ome a star of class supper lubs, radio, the Follies and, fi- ally, Hollywood, Out of grati- udc and loyalty Ruth marries larty but her heart remains with ohnny Alderman, the pianist /ho coached her at the start of cr carter and who comes into er life again as the musical di- ictor of her first Hollywood film. ten for the picture. The hits of the 20's and early 30's include "Ten Cents a Dance," "It All Depends Depends On You," "You Made Me Love You," "Stay on the Right Side of the Road," "Mean To Me," "Everybody Loves My Baby," Baby," "Sam, the Old Accordion Man," "Shaking the Blues Away," "At Sundown" and the title song. color cartoon. COLONIAL ! Friday Through Monday | Now Through Monday j Bob Hope and Milly Vitale in: Jane 'Russell in "Underwater." The Seven Little Foys," in color.in Technicolor, and Paul and Vista Vision, "Prescription 1 in "Pirates Of Tripoli," in Tech- For Percy," color cartoon. Fred SIPE Today MacMurray and Inicolor. Tuesday Through Thursday Van Johnson, Richardo Montal- iban in "Battleground," and "Race Donna'For Life." Starts Friday Randolph Scott in "Rage at Reed in "The Far Horizons," inj color and Vista Vision, plus "Cat's

Clipped from The Kokomo Tribune16 Jul 1955, SatPage 12

The Kokomo Tribune (Kokomo, Indiana)16 Jul 1955, SatPage 12
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