Tortilla Flat1942

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Tortilla Flat
Directed by:
Victor Fleming

Starring Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamarr, John Garfield, Frank Morgan, Akim Tamiroff and Sheldon Leonard, "Tortilla Flat" (also known as "Gente allegra") is a Comedy/Drama film directed by Victor Fleming, and written by John Lee Mahin (screenplay), released in the USA on May 21 of 1942.

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Who is the director of "Tortilla Flat":

Tortilla Flat was directed by Victor Fleming, an American director, cinematographer, producer, writer, and actor.

Before Tortilla Flat, Victor Fleming had directed Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, released in 1941, They Dare Not Love (1941), Gone with the Wind (1939), The Wizard of Oz (1939), The Great Waltz (1938), and Test Pilot (1938). Since, he directed A Guy Named Joe, released in 1943, Adventure (1945).

What was the release date of "Tortilla Flat":

Tortilla Flat was first released on Thursday, May 21, 1942, in the United States.. This was seventy-seven (77) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, January 22, 1947 in France.

Who is at the casting of "Tortilla Flat":

At the casting of Tortilla Flat we find Spencer Tracy, previously seen in Woman of the Year (1942) and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941); Hedy Lamarr (H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941), Ziegfeld Girl (1941)); John Garfield (Out of the Fog (1941), The Sea Wolf (1941)) [ more... ]

  • Hedy Lamarr, Connie Gilchrist, Henry O'Neill and Arthur Space also worked together in The Heavenly Body, released in 1944.
  • Donald Meek, Connie Gilchrist, Henry O'Neill and Arthur Space can be seen in Rationing, released in 1944.
  • Harry Burns and Connie Gilchrist, Arthur Space can all be seen in Music for Millions, released in 1944.
  • Henry O'Neill and John Garfield, John Qualen also appeared together in Four Wives, released in 1939.
  • Betty Wells and Connie Gilchrist, Arthur Space also appeared together in Grand Central Murder, released in 1942.
  • Spencer Tracy, Henry O'Neill and Arthur Space also appeared together in A Guy Named Joe, released in 1943.
  • Connie Gilchrist, Henry O'Neill and Arthur Space also appeared in Bad Bascomb, released in 1946.
  • Henry O'Neill and Hedy Lamarr, Frank Morgan also appeared together in White Cargo, released in 1942.
  • Henry O'Neill and Spencer Tracy, Akim Tamiroff can also be seen in Land of Liberty, released in 1939.
  • Akim Tamiroff, John Qualen and Henry O'Neill can all be seen in Black Fury, released in 1935.
  • Frank Morgan and Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamarr have all also be seen in Boom Town, released in 1940.

What is the Storyline of "Tortilla Flat":

Danny (John Garfield) inherits two houses, so Pilon (Spencer Tracy) and his poor, idle friends move in. One of them, Pirate, (Frank Morgan) is saving money which Pilon endeavors to steal, until he discovers that it is being collected to purchase a golden candlestick which he intends to burn for St. Francis to honor the Pirate's dead dog. One of the houses burns down, so Danny allows his friends to move into the other house with him, and in gratitude Pilon tries to make life better for his friend. Things [...]

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