Sally O’Rourke (1945): Raoul walsh Directs Alan Ladd as a Con Artist

In tis film, directed by Raoul Walsh, Alan Ladd plays a con artist who devises the perfect scam involving jockey, before Gail Russell enters into the scene and complicates his life.

The ensemble includes William Demarest, Bruce Cabot, and Spring Byington.

Oscar Nominations: 1

original screenplay: Milton Holmes

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

Richard Schweizer won the Original Screenplay Oscar for “Marie-Louise.”