1944 Musical Movie "Jam Session"
Following notes from Rotten Tomatoes: Terry Baxter (Ann Miller) is a young dancer who has recently
moved to Hollywood, Calif., where she looks to break into movies. But, try as she may, she cannot seem to meet anyone
important. Then she befriends George (Jess Barker), a new screenwriter who has also recently
moved to the area. Terry pretends to be George's secretary in order to try to see studio mogul
Raymond Stuart (Charles D. Brown). However, her bad luck continues when she gets George fired,
and she winds up in prison. (Current IMDB rating of 6.3 out of 10)
1944 Crime Drama Movie "A Night of Adventure"
Following notes from Rotten Tomatoes: A lawyer (Tom Conway) tries discreetly to defend his wife's
(Audrey Long) artist boyfriend for murder.
Following notes from Wikipedia: A Night of Adventure is a 1944 American crime mystery film directed by
Gordon Douglas. It stars Tom Conway, Audrey Long, and Edward Brophy.
Successful attorney Mark Latham neglects his wife, Erica, so she leaves him. Mark tries to win her back,
but finds that she is now dating Tony Clair, an artist.
Julie Arden, jealous and upset that boyfriend Tony is stepping out on her, intends to shoot him in his
apartment. Mark, who is there to confront Tony, wrestles away the gun, which goes off and kills her.
An eyewitness mistakes Mark in a dark hallway for Tony, who is arrested and charged with the crime.
Erica pleads with Mark to defend Tony in court.
As the trial proceeds, witnesses begin to realize that it was Mark, the attorney, and not the
defendant who was in the hallway that night. He even shows that a pair of Tony's gloves fit himself.
The gloves fit, the jury acquits, and Erica, realizing how clever her husband is, returns to him.
(Current IMDB rating of 6.1 out of 10)