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Tarnished (1950)

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60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Bud Dolliver, a former WWII hero, and an ex-convict, returns to his home town in an effort to make a new life for himself but, even with the help of Lou Jellison, a cannery worker, he finds it hard to live down his reputation. He manages ...See moreBud Dolliver, a former WWII hero, and an ex-convict, returns to his home town in an effort to make a new life for himself but, even with the help of Lou Jellison, a cannery worker, he finds it hard to live down his reputation. He manages to get a job at Kelsey's Boat Yard because an accident caused by Kelsey Bunker's no-good son, Junior, endangered Bud's life and revealed his excellent war record. He does well at the job, but Joe Pettigrew (NOT PLAYED by Gig Young), personnel manager of the cannery, is jealous of Lou's feeling for Bud. He frames Bud for a robbery committed by himself and Junior Bunker. Bud's alibi is weak because he is trying to protect Lou's reputation as they were out of the state, on the robbery night, trying to get married. Written by Les Adams See less
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John K. Butler (screenplay) | Eleanor R. Mayo (based on novel by)
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Updated Feb 28, 1950

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Feb 28, 1950 (United States)

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21 cast members
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Dorothy Patrick
Lou Jellison Lou Jellison   See fewer
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Arthur Franz
Bud Dolliver Bud Dolliver   See fewer
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Jimmy Lydon
Junior Bunker Junior Bunker   See fewer
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Harry Shannon
Kelsey Bunker Kelsey Bunker   See fewer
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Don Beddoe
Curtis Jellison Curtis Jellison   See fewer
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Byron Barr
Joe Pettigrew Joe Pettigrew   See fewer
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Alex Gerry
Judge Oliver Judge Oliver   See fewer
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Hal Price
Jed Gills Jed Gills   See fewer
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Stephen Chase
Sheriff McBride Sheriff McBride   See fewer
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Esther Somers
Edna Jellison Edna Jellison   See fewer
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Paul E. Burns
Sam Haines Sam Haines   See fewer
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Ethel Wales
Ida Baker Ida Baker   See fewer
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Michael Vallon
Steve Barron Steve Barron   See fewer
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Jack Chefe
Maitre d' (uncredited) Maitre d' (uncredited)   See fewer
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Everett Glass
Jake Patterson (uncredited) Jake Patterson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Mahoney
Ed - the Waiter (uncredited) Ed - the Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank O'Connor
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Perry
Onlooker (uncredited) Onlooker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Almira Sessions
Mrs. Fennelly (uncredited) Mrs. Fennelly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Way
Bar Customer (uncredited) Bar Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 29 votes