Alan Ladd, Uncategorized

A New Adventure

"I have the face of an ageing choirboy and the build of an undernourished featherweight. If you can figure out my success on the screen you're a better man than I." --Alan Ladd And that was the thing about Alan, despite being a leading man, a sex symbol and star of big money making films,… Continue reading A New Adventure

Alan Ladd, Lake and Ladd

Smooth Talker: Alan Ladd in Film Noir

Alan Ladd had his start in film noir at the age of twenty nine, when he starred as the contract killer, Raven, who had been made rather than born a killer, inĀ This Gun For HireĀ (1942). Although he was not the lead nor Veronica Lake's romantic interest in the story, the film would catapult him to… Continue reading Smooth Talker: Alan Ladd in Film Noir