The Flame Poster

Release Date: 1947

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
Avaricious George MacAllister (John Carroll) convinces his girlfriend, Carlotta Novak (Vera Ralston), to marry his wealthy brother, Barry (Robert Paige), because he has been diagnosed with a terminal illness and hasn't long to live. Barry, who has long admired Carlotta, defies family advisers and, on his own, proposes to Carlotta. Delighted that his plan is in motion, George gets involved with a gangster's girlfriend, which throws a wrench into his plans to get the family fortune.

Cast: John Carroll, Vera Ralston, Broderick Crawford, Robert Paige, Henry Travers, Blanche Yurka, Constance Dowling, Hattie McDaniel

Director: John H. Auer

Genres: Crime drama

Keywords: Girlfriend, Love interest, Quest, Engaging, 1940s, Brother, Dark, Murder, Rivalry