Hell's Half Acre1954

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Hell's Half Acre
Directed by:
John H. Auer

Released on June 01 of 1954 in the USA, "Hell's Half Acre" (also known as "Casbah di Honolulu, La") is an Action/Film-noir/Mystery/Adventure/Crime/Drama film directed by John H. Auer . Wendell Corey is starring, alongside Evelyn Keyes, Elsa Lanchester, Marie Windsor, Nancy Gates and Leonard Strong.

Who directed "Hell's Half Acre":

Hell's Half Acre was directed by John H. Auer, a director, producer, and writer.

Before directing Hell's Half Acre, John H. Auer had directed City That Never Sleeps, released in 1953, Hit Parade of 1951 (1950), Moonlight Masquerade (1942), The Devil Pays Off (1941), A Man Betrayed (1941), and Orphans of the Street (1938). Since, he directed The Eternal Sea, released in 1955.

What was the release date of "Hell's Half Acre":

Hell's Half Acre was initially released on Tuesday, June 01, 1954, in the United States.. This was sixty-five (65) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, August 05, 1955 in Germany.

What is the cast of "Hell's Half Acre":

At the casting of Hell's Half Acre we find Wendell Corey, previously seen in Rich, Young and Pretty (1951) and Harriet Craig (1950); Evelyn Keyes (The Prowler (1951), The Killer That Stalked New York (1950)); Elsa Lanchester (Androcles and the Lion (1952), Les Miserables (1952)) [ more... ]

  • Leonard Strong, Keye Luke and Philip Ahn can all be seen in Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing, released in 1955.
  • Keye Luke and Philip Ahn also worked together in Shanghai, released in 1935.
  • Philip Ahn and Keye Luke also appeared in Fair Wind to Java, released in 1953.
  • Keye Luke and Philip Ahn also worked together in Anything Goes, released in 1936.

What is the Storyline of "Hell's Half Acre":

The drama tells of ex-racketeer Chet Chester (Corey) who is shaken down by his former criminal cohorts.

Chester's girlfriend Sally (Nancy Gates) kills one of his enemies, and Chester takes the blame, assuming that he has still got enough pull to get off with a light sentence.

Dona Williams (Keyes) arrives in Hawaii, certain that Chester is her long-lost husband.


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