Shady Lady (1945)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Run Time - 94 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this crime drama, a former card shark finally gets paroled and decides to take his singing niece to Chicago to make a new start. Unfortunately, the musical niece ends up working at a gangster's nightclub and the gambler, unable to resist the lure of easy money, returns to card playing. Later an investigating attorney falls in love with the singer whose boss he has been assigned to ultimately prosecute. Songs include: "In Love with Love," "Mam'selle Is on Her Way" (George Waggner, Milton Rosen), "Tango" (Edgar Fairchild), and "Cuddle Up a Little Closer" (Karl Hoschna, Otto Harbach).

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advice, bad-guy, cards, cardsharp, club [organization], cowboy, criminal, District-Attorney, employment, gambling, gangster, going-straight, good-guy, investigator, lawyer, love, niece, nightclub, outlaw [Western], poker, prison, release, romance, songwriter