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Who is Alan Ladd?
Alan Ladd: Alan Walbridge Ladd was an American actor and film and television producer. Ladd found success in film the 1940s and early 1950s, particularly in Westerns and film noirs where he was often paired with Veronica Lake. His popularity diminished in the late 1950s, though he continued to appear in popular films until his accidental death due to a lethal combination of alcohol, a barbiturate, and two tranquilizers in January 1964.
- also known as Alan Walbridge Ladd, Laddie, Tiny, Allan Ladd
- born on (102 years ago) in Hot Springs, child of Alan Ladd, Sr. and Ina Raleigh Ladd
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Actor, film producer, television producer
- died on (51 years ago) in Palm Springs of drug overdose, cerebral edema
- buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park
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A Prayer for Owen Meany (2012)
by John Irving
wherein Cornel Wilde is a dashing eighteenth-century Frenchman seeking hidden Mayan riches in Guatemala; and Drum Bent, wherein Alan Ladd is a cowboy and Audrey Dal ton is an Indian.
by Henryk Hoffmann
double feature: Treasure of the Golden Condor, wherein Cornel Wilde is a dashing eighteenth-century Frenchman seeking hidden Mayan riches in Guatemala; and Drum Beat, wherein Alan Ladd is a cowboy and Audrey Dalton is an Indian.
by Keith M. Booker
The Arkansas-born Alan Ladd struggled for years to get a footing in the film business before finally landing a major role as the complex villain of the film noir thriller This Gun for Hire (1942), showing considerable chemistry with the female lead, ...
An Encyclopedia by Philip C. DiMare
Scene still from Shane, starring Alan Ladd (left) and Van Heflin, 1953. ( Paramount/The Kobal Collection) Schaefer's novel is set in 1889, but the conflict between ranchers and homesteaders that lies at the heart of Shane is more nearly ...
by Jon D. Swartz, Robert C. Reinehr
Holiday was played by film star Alan Ladd, and the program was produced in syndication by a-company in which Ladd was part owner. The program appeared on the Mutual network in 1948—1949 and on many individual stations for some ...
Sixth Edition by David Thomson
But The Postman Always RingsTwice beginsasa sultry andmoody melodrama withJohn Garfield and Lana Turner, and Wild Harvest isa good Alan Ladd adventure. After that, Garnett made an assortment of poorfilms and worked as a director in ...
by Ali Welky, Mike Keckhaver
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by John Kenneth Muir
Produced by: Robert Evans, Alan Ladd, Jr. Executive Produc- ers: Dick Vane, Joe Dante, Graham Burke, Greg Coote, Peter Sjoquist, Bruce Sherlock. Co-Pro- ducer: Jeffrey Boam. Director ofPhotography: David Burr. Production Design: Paul ...
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