Articles about: Alan Ladd

Alan Ladd in “This Gun For Hire”

Alan Ladd was an actor whose films included This Gun For HireThe Glass KeyLucky Jordan, and more. He also had a cameo in Star Spangled Rhythm. Before breaking out as a leading man in This Gun For Hire, he had been appearing in bit parts for nearly a decade, in films like Citizen Kane and Joan of Paris.

Victor Moore (right) introduces (left to right) Dorothy Lamour, Paulette Goddard, Veronica Lake, William Bendix, Albert Dekker, and Alan Ladd in “Star Spangled Rhythm”

Review: George Marshall’s “Star Spangled Rhythm,” Starring Eddie Bracken and Victor Moore

Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Fred MacMurray, Ray Milland, Paulette Goddard, Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd, and more appear in Paramount’s all-star variety show.
Brian Donlevy, Alan Ladd, and Veronica Lake in "The Glass Key"

Review: Stuart Heisler’s “The Glass Key,” Starring Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake

“This Gun For Hire” stars Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake reunite for this Paramount adaptation of the Dashiell Hammett novel.
Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, and Laird Cregar in "This Gun For Hire"

Review: Frank Tuttle’s “This Gun For Hire,” Starring Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake

Paramount has a new star with Alan Ladd, and one of the best pictures of the year with “This Gun For Hire.”
Michèle Morgan and Paul Henreid in "Joan of Paris"

Review: Robert Stevenson’s “Joan of Paris,” Starring Michèle Morgan and Paul Henreid

RKO debuts two new European stars in their war-themed romantic thriller, “Joan of Paris.”

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