The Las Vegas Story (film)


The Las Vegas Story (film)

Infobox Film
name = The Las Vegas Story


image size =
caption = Theatrical poster
director = Robert Stevenson
producer = Robert Sparks
Howard Hughes
writer = Screenplay:
Paul Jarrico
Earl Felton
Harry Essex
Story:
Jay Dratler
starring = Jane Russell
Victor Mature
Vincent Price
Hoagy Carmichael
music = Leigh Harline
cinematography = Harry J. Wild
editing =
distributor = RKO Radio Pictures
released = January 30 1952
runtime = 88 minutes
country = United States
language = English
amg_id = 1:28254
imdb_id = 0044825

"The Las Vegas Story" is a 1952 suspense "film noir" directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Robert Sparks and Howard Hughes with Samuel Bischoff as the executive producer. [ imdb title|id=0044825|title=The Las Vegas Story/]

The screenplay was by Paul Jarrico, Earl Felton, and Harry Essex from a story by Jay Dratler. The music score was by Leigh Harline and the cinematography by Harry J. Wild.

The film stars Jane Russell, Victor Mature and Vincent Price, with Hoagy Carmichael and Jay C. Flippen.

Plot

The story involves an ex-lounge singer (Jane Russell) revisiting Las Vegas with her shady husband (Vincent Price), where she encounters a cop (Victor Mature) with whom she had had an affair years before, and who comes in handy during the subsequent fast-paced mayhem. Hoagy Carmichael portrays Happy, the eccentric pianist at the bar where the singer used to work.

Cast

* Jane Russell as Linda Rollins
* Victor Mature as Dave Andrews
* Vincent Price as Lloyd Rollins
* Hoagy Carmichael as Happy

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