High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Road House (1948) is a film noir drama directed by Jean Negulesco, with cinematography by Joseph LaShelle. The picture features Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde, Celeste Holm, Richard Widmark, among others. The drama tells the story of Lily Stevens (Lupino) who takes a job as a singer at a roadhouse complete with bowling alley. When Lily dumps the owner Jefty (Widmark) for his boyhood friend Pete Morgan (Wilde), problems begin. They only get worse when Jefty is rejected after proposing to Lily, causing Jefty to go on a murderous rage. Lupino sings the classic Johnny Mercer song "One for My Baby (and One More for the Road)" in the film. The song "Again", written by Dorcas Cochran (words) and Lionel Newman (music), debuted in this film, and was also sung by her.
The 50's…Drive-in Movies, Doo-wop Music…and Love in the Back Seat of a '51 Plymouth In 1952 Kentucky, 18-year-old Lily Foster, the daughter of strict Southern Baptist parents, becomes pregnant by the town “bad boy” - and just like that, she finds herself married to a man who doesn't want to be a husband. Jake has no intention of letting the inconvenience of marriage stop him from what he believes is his due. In actuality, Lily is the one who is trapped. She loves Jake - always has, since they were children playing in the woods on adjoining properties - and she's convinced she can eventually make him love her. All it will take is desire and patience. Once the baby arrives, they will be the perfect little family. From Lily's home on Opal Springs Ridge to a four-year stint at an army base in New Boston, Texas, and finally, to life on their own in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Lily struggles to maintain a rocky marriage with a moody, immature husband while raising two daughters. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Angie Hickman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/004321/bk_acx0_004321_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.