Road House Poster

Release Date: 1948

DVD Release Date: September 2nd, 2008

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
At a seedy nightclub and bowling alley near the Canadian border, owner Jefty Robbins (Richard Widmark) is in love with his new cabaret singer, Lily Stevens (Ida Lupino), who only has eyes for Jefty's best friend, bar manager Pete Morgan (Cornel Wilde). Although he tries to keep his distance, Pete soon falls for Lily's charms. But when the couple tries to run away together, Jefty and jealous cashier Susie Smith (Celeste Holm) conspire to frame them for a crime they didn't commit.

Cast: Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde, Richard Widmark, Celeste Holm, O.Z. Whitehead, Robert Karnes, George Beranger, Ian MacDonald

Director: Jean Negulesco

Genres: Crime drama

Keywords: Dark, Pursuit, Escape, Love triangle, Melodramatic, Best friend, 1940s