Salty O'Rourke

Salty O'Rourke

Salty O'Rourke is a 1945 film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Alan Ladd and Gail Russell. It was nominated for an Academy Award in 1946.


In New Orleans, racetrack gambler Salty O'Rourke is pursued by gangster Doc Baxter, after Salty's partner runs off with Baxter's $20,000 and is murdered. O'Rourke and his pal Smitty have one month to pay up.

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    contentLocation California
    director Raoul Walsh
    editor William Shea
    genre drama
    keywords expel force murder
    musicBy Robert E. Dolan
    nomination Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay
    producer E.D. Leshin
    productionCompany Paramount
    publisher Paramount