Gambler's Choice

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Gambler's Choice
Gambler's Choice FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Frank McDonald
Produced by William H. Pine
William C. Thomas
Written by James Edward Grant (story)
Irving Reis (screenplay)
Howard Emmett Rogers (story)
Maxwell Shane (screenplay)
Starring Chester Morris
Nancy Kelly
Music by Mort Glickman
Cinematography Fred Jackman Jr.
Edited by Howard A. Smith
Distributed by Pine-Thomas Productions
Release dates
  • April 27, 1944 (1944-04-27)
Running time
66 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Gambler's Choice is a 1944 film directed by Frank McDonald and starring Chester Morris and Nancy Kelly.


The professional gambler Ross Hadley is the owner of a posh gaming establishment in the heart of New York. Hadley's main antagonist is his childhood friend Mike McGlennon. McGlennon, now a police lieutenant, is determined to stop the gambling activities of Hadley. Hadley's and McGlennnon's relationship becomes more complex, when they notice, that they both are in love with the attractive Mary Hayes. Mary sings in nightclubs under the stage name 'Vi Parker'.



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