• Love Me or Leave Me (1955)

Love Me or Leave Me

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: Musical , Music

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Distributors: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

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


Nominated Music (Song)
Winner Writing (Motion Picture Story)
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