Lady From Louisiana (1941) - John Wayne Colorized Version
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Northern Lawyer John Reynolds (John Wayne) goes up against the lottery racket in 1880 corrupt Louisiana. While on the riverboat to New Orleans, he meets and falls in love with Southern Belle Julie (Ona Munson), General Anatole Mirbeau's beautiful daughter. The General (Henry Stephenson) and his right-hand man Blackburn 'Blackie' Williams (Ray Middleton) run the popular Louisiana State Lottery Company, which supports illegal activities and brothels while corrupting judges and other city officials. The battle between the men is complicated with Reynolds' love for the General's daughter and interrupted by torrential rain storms that break the levees, flood New Orleans and threaten to destroy the city. Stylishly directed by Bernard Vorhaus who had previously directed John Wayne in the memorable drama Three Faces West. Includes an early performance by Dorothy Dandridge (Carmen Jones).
John Wayne, Ona Munson, Ray Middleton, Helen Westley
Running time : 83 Minutes
Language : English