The best Veronica Lake’s movies

Veronica Lake

Veronica Lake

14/11/1919- 07/07/1973
Today we present the best Veronica Lake’s movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen … and that you love! Let’s go there with the best Veronica Lake’s movies.
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Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
6.8/10
  • Genre: ComedyMystery
  • Release: 21/05/1982
  • Character: (in "The Glass Key") (archive footage)
Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret recipe. To prove it was murder, she enlists the services of private eye Rigby Reardon. He finds a slip of paper containing a list of people who are 'The Friends and Enemies of Carlotta'.

The Blue Dahlia

The Blue Dahlia
7.1/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 16/04/1946
  • Character: Joyce Harwood
Soon after a veteran's return from war his cheating wife is found dead. He evades police in an attempt to find the real murderer.

Sullivan's Travels

Sullivan's Travels
7.9/10
Successful movie director John L. Sullivan, convinced he won't be able to film his ambitious masterpiece until he has suffered, dons a hobo disguise and sets off on a journey, aiming to "know trouble" first-hand. When all he finds is a train ride back to Hollywood and a beautiful blonde companion, he redoubles his efforts, managing to land himself in more trouble than he bargained for when he loses his memory and ends up a prisoner on a chain gang.

The Glass Key

The Glass Key
7/10
A crooked politician finds himself being accused of murder by a gangster from whom he refused help during a re-election campaign.

This Gun for Hire

This Gun for Hire
7.4/10
Sadistic killer-for-hire Raven becomes enraged when his latest job is paid off in marked bills. Vowing to track down his double-crossing boss, nightclub executive Gates, Raven sits beside Gates' lovely new employee, Ellen, on a train out of town. Although Ellen is engaged to marry the police lieutenant who's hunting down Raven, she decides to try and set the misguided hit man straight as he hides from the cops and plots his revenge.

I Married a Witch

I Married a Witch
7.1/10
Rocksford, New England, 1672. Puritan witch hunter Jonathan Wooley is cursed after burning a witch at the stake: his descendants will never find happiness in their marriages. At present, politician Wallace Wooley, who is running for state governor, is about to marry his sponsor's daughter.

Ramrod

Ramrod
6.7/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 02/05/1947
  • Character: Connie Dickason
A cattle-vs.-sheepman feud loses Connie Dickason her fiance, but gains her his ranch, which she determines to run alone in opposition to Frank Ivey, "boss" of the valley, whom her father Ben wanted her to marry. She hires recovering alcoholic Dave Nash as foreman and a crew of Ivey's enemies. Ivey fights back with violence and destruction, but Dave is determined to counter him legally... a feeling not shared by his associates. Connie's boast that, as a woman, she doesn't need guns proves justified, but plenty of gunplay results.

Hold Back the Dawn

Hold Back the Dawn
7.3/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 26/09/1941
  • Character: Movie Actress (uncredited)
Romanian-French gigolo Georges Iscovescu wishes to enter the USA. Stopped in Mexico by the quota system, he decides to marry an American, then desert her and join his old partner Anita, who's done likewise. But after sweeping teacher Emmy Brown off her feet, he finds her so sweet that love and jealousy endanger his plans.

So Proudly We Hail

So Proudly We Hail
7.5/10
A group of U.S. Army nurses leaves San Francisco for their tour of duty in Hawaii in December 1941. The attack on Pearl Harbor changes their destination and their lives. Sent to Bataan, Philippines, the nurses are led by Lt. Janet Davidson. She is faced with untested nurses who expected an easy time in Honolulu, but who quickly become battle-weary veterans dealing with daily bombardments by the Japanese, overwhelmed by the numbers of wounded, and dwindling supplies. Some of "Davey's" unit also have to deal with romantic entanglements with men they met onboard ship. When Bataan falls, the American forces flee to the offshore island of Corregidor, where they find the Japanese assault just as intense.

Star Spangled Rhythm

Star Spangled Rhythm
6.6/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusic
  • Release: 05/03/1942
  • Character: Veronica Lake
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's dizzy switchboard operator in pulling off the charade. Things get more complicated when Pop agrees to put together a show for the Navy starring Paramount's top contract players.

I Wanted Wings

I Wanted Wings
6.3/10
  • Genre: DramaWar
  • Release: 26/03/1941
  • Character: Sally Vaughn
Told in flashback, this drama follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps: a wealthy playboy, a college jock, and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.

Slattery's Hurricane

Slattery's Hurricane
6.4/10
  • Genre: AdventureDrama
  • Release: 11/08/1949
  • Character: Dolores Grieves
A pilot wants a life of ease, flying for drug smugglers and looking the other way until his conscience is tweaked by a woman he has misused. The story unfolds in flashbacks as the pilot battles the storm and recalls his failures, including a love affair with the wife of his best friend.

Dancing Co-Ed

Dancing Co-Ed
6.4/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 29/09/1939
  • Character: Woman on Motorcycle
After discovering his star dancer is expecting and can't perform, film producer H.W. Workman (Thurston Hall) and his publicist concoct a scheme to stage a college dance contest to find a new star. To ensure they get a good winner, the men plant a real dancer, Patty Marlow (Lana Turner), at the college, having secretary Eve (Ann Rutherford) take the entrance exams for her. On campus, Patty gets involved with newspaper editor Pug Braddock (Richard Carlson) to investigate the contest's legitimacy.

Miss Susie Slagle's

Miss Susie Slagle's
6.5/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 04/03/1946
  • Character: Nan Rogers
A student nurse falls in love with a young intern in 1910 Baltimore, but tragedy ensues when he contracts a fatal disease.

The Sainted Sisters

The Sainted Sisters
6.8/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 30/04/1948
  • Character: Letty Stanton
Two female con artists from New York City, fleeing the law with loot from their latest scam, hide out in a small Maine town, near the Canadian border. However - the residents of this small town aren't quite as unsophisticated as the girls think they are.

Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern
5.9/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusic
  • Release: 28/09/1945
  • Character: Veronica Lake
The staff of a record factory drown their sorrows at Duffy's Tavern, while the company owner faces threats of bankruptcy.

Footsteps in the Snow

Footsteps in the Snow
5.8/10
An overprotective mother (Veronica Lake) goes to great lengths to thwart her daughter's (Meredith MacRae) budding romance.

Variety Girl

Variety Girl
6.3/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusic
  • Release: 29/08/1947
  • Character: Herself
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (a show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, exchange identities, and cause comic confusion (with slapstick interludes) throughout the Paramount studio.

The Hour Before the Dawn

The Hour Before the Dawn
5.8/10
  • Release: 10/05/1944
  • Character: Dora Bruckmann
A beautiful Austrian refugee in England--who is also a Nazi agent--marries a scholarly English pacifist. He lives near a secret military base she needs to get information about so she can help in Hitler's planned invasion of England.

Hold That Blonde!

Hold That Blonde!
6.1/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 23/11/1945
  • Character: Sally Martin
Ogden Spencer Trulow III is a wealthy kleptomaniac who turned to stealing when he was spurned by a girl. His psychoanalyst advises him to find another girl for a cure. He fastens his interest upon Sally Martin, who happens to be engaged upon helping some crooks steal a valuable necklace. Complications include two scantily attired individuals, one of them drunk, clinging to the cornice of a skyscraper and a large band of crooks in quest of the precious jewels.

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