Dick Irving Hyland


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New Orleans (1947) — (Movie Clip) — (Do You Know What It Means To Miss) New Orleans Not a little bit mind-bending, Billie Holiday is well composed as an actress, playing the maid Endie, with Dorothy Patrick the enthused daughter of her employer, before her first song in her only movie, a standard by Louis Alter and Eddie DeLange, with Louis Armstrong her boyfriend in the band, in the independent jazz showcase from producers Herbert Biberman and Jules Levey, New Orleans, 1947.
Threat, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Kluger's Out Straight to business, no attempt to disguise the locale (L-A) or the state prison (Folsom), but only Robert Shayne as cop Murphy is properly introduced, though the danger (in the person of un-seen Charles McGraw) is made clear, in The Threat, 1949, directed by Felix Feist, with Michael O’Shea and Virginia Grey.
Threat, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) I Wouldn't Stand There Thugs Nick and Lefty (Anthony Caruso, Frank Richards) making like friendly painters for cops guarding the office of the DA MacDonald (Frank Conroy), who’s been threatened by escaped killer “Red” Kluger (Charles McGraw), who makes his first to-camera appearance here, in the little-known low-rent Noir The Threat, 1949.
Threat, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) We Need Gas Escaped killer Kluger (Charles McGraw) is inside the truck, with his hostages, on whom he plots revenge, tied up in a sedan, so his man Lefty (Frank Richards) and hijacked trucker Turner (Don McGuire) are the front-men, encountering cop Kenneth Patterson and grease monkey Peter Duchow, in The Threat, 1949.
Threat, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) She Spill Anything? Vengeful escaped gangster Kluger (Charles McGraw) is laying into his hostages, the D-A (Frank Conroy) and cop Williams (Michael O’Shea), with help from his goons (Anthony Caruso, Frank Richards), when he makes clear what he’s after from also-abducted ex-girlfriend Carol (Virginia Grey), in The Threat, 1949, directed by Felix Feist.
New Orleans (1947) -- (Movie Clip) West End Blues Louis Armstrong's famous fanfare to West End Blues first in the background, then in person, playing a character using his own name, conversing with protagonist Nick (Arturo de Cordova), opening New Orleans, 1947.
Night Song (1948) -- (Movie Clip) Concerto For Sweeney Cathy (Merle Oberon) and San Francisco nightclubbing friends (Jacqueline White, Donald Curtis, Walter Reed) meet pianist Dan (Dana Andrews) and his pal Chick (Hoagy Carmichael) in John Cromwell's Night Song, 1948.