Love Me or Leave Me Poster

Release Date: June 10th, 1955

DVD Release Date: April 26th, 2005

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary
During the 1920s, a small-time Chicago criminal, Martin Snyder (James Cagney), discovers a beautiful dancer, Ruth Etting (Doris Day), after she's fired from her job at a nightclub. Under Martin's management, Ruth works her way to the top of the entertainment industry, eventually becoming a famous jazz singer and Broadway actress. But as Ruth's popularity grows, Martin's obsessive and controlling behavior begins to threaten her success and happiness.

Cast: Doris Day, James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell, Robert Keith, Tom Tully, Harry Bellaver, Richard Gaines, Peter Leeds

Director: Charles Vidor

Genres: Music, Musical

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Distributors: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Keywords: Love triangle, Love, New York City, 1930s, Emotional, Transformation, Rise


Nominated Music (Song)
Nominated Writing (Screenplay)
Winner Writing (Motion Picture Story)
Nominated Sound Recording