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Some Came Running (1958)

137 min - Drama - 18 December 1958
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Hard-drinking novelist Dave Hirsh (Frank Sinatra) returns home after being gone for years. His brother (Arthur Kennedy) wants Dave to settle down, and introduces him to English teacher Gwen French (Martha Hyer). Moody Dave resents his brother, and spends his days hanging out with Bama Dillert (Dean Martin), a professional gambler who parties late into the night. Torn between the admiring Gwen and Ginny Morehead (Shirley MacLaine), an easy woman who loves him, Dave grows increasingly angry.

Director:  Vincente Minnelli
Stars:  Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine, Martha Hyer, Arthur Kennedy, Nancy Gates, Leora Dana, Betty Lou Keim, Larry Gates, Steve Peck, Connie Gilchrist, William Schallert

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Hard-drinking novelist Dave Hirsh (Frank Sinatra) returns home after being gone for years. His brother (Arthur Kennedy) wants Dave to settle down, and introduces him to English teacher Gwen French (Martha Hyer). Moody Dave resents his brother, and spends his days hanging out with Bama Dillert (Dean Martin), a professional gambler who parties late into the night. Torn between the admiring Gwen and Ginny Morehead (Shirley MacLaine), an easy woman who loves him, Dave grows increasingly angry.



Tagline: Everyone knew Dave was back in town ... and woman-trouble must be close behind !

Genres: Drama

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  18 December 1958

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 17 min

Academy Award Nominations

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Arthur Kennedy {“Frank Hirsh”}
ACTRESS — Shirley MacLaine {“Ginny Moorhead”}
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Martha Hyer {“Gwen French”}
COSTUME DESIGN — Walter Plunkett
MUSIC (Song) — “To Love And Be Loved,” Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn


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