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Nightmare Alley (1947)

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Nightmare Alley (1947)Twentieth Century Fox released Nightmare Alley to theaters on October 28, 1947. Edmund Goulding directed the film which starred Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, and Coleen Gray.

This episode originally aired on the Golden Age of the Silver Screen on February 20, 2018.

‘Nightmare Alley’ Movie Summary

Stanton Carlisle is a hustler working for a traveling carnival. He tricks the vaudevillian Zeena into teaching him a series of codes that makes people think he is a super mentalist after her alcoholic husband dies from alcohol poisoning—due in part to Stanton.

Stanton marries Molly, a coworker at the carnival. Together, the two rise in the nightclub circuit of Chicago. Even with this success, Stanton is still guilt ridden over Pete’s death.

Psychologist Lilith Ritter counsel’s Stanton with his emotional issues. Eventually, the two con Chicago’s elites; making them think Stanton can talk to their dead loved ones, but the plan fails. Stanton turns to the bottle and the carnival where he may or may not live so happily ever after.



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This podcast is not endorsed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, and it is intended for entertainment and information purposes only. Nightmare Alley, all names and sounds of Nightmare Alley characters, and any other Nightmare Alley related items are registered trademarks and/or copyrights of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment or their respective trademark and/or copyright holders. The theme music for Noirsville, In Your Arms is provided courtesy of Kevin MacLeod at incompetech.com under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. All original content of this podcast is the intellectual property of Noirsville, the MHM Podcast Network, and Fuzzy Bunny Slippers Entertainment LLC unless otherwise noted.

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Twentieth Century Fox released Nightmare Alley to theaters on October 28, 1947. Edmund Goulding directed the film which starred Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, and Coleen Gray.

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