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Frisco Jenny (1932) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by William A. Wellman and produced by Raymond Griffith.

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Frisco Jenny (1932): Remembering Ruth Chatterton

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 11, 2022 From 4 Star Films

Pre-earthquake San Francisco was ripe for the Hollywood treatment, and there were a number of films to tackle this era including San Francisco or Barbary Coast. Frisco Jenny is more than at home in the same company. In the opening moments, the camera follows a constable into the local watering hole ... Read full article

Frisco Jenny (1932) (1)

By Angela on Nov 18, 2010 From Hollywood Revue

In 1906, Jenny Sandoval (Ruth Chatterton) was working in a saloon in San Francisco with her father Jim, the owner, and her boyfriend Dan McAllister (James Murray), the piano player.? Jenny and Dan are ready to get married, but Jim isn’t happy about it at all.? As Jenny argues with her father o... Read full article

Frisco Jenny (1932) (2)

By Judy on Feb 18, 2010 From Movie Classics

Ruth Chatterton and James Murray For a director with a macho reputation, William Wellman made a lot of movies featuring strong female characters. Admittedly, it wasn’t always his choice to make these films – for instance, I have read that Wings was originally supposed to be an all, or ma... Read full article

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Frisco Jenny Sandoval: Cellars of Chinatown. Yeah, I was there. So was he. It was there I gave him life. He gives me death.

Miss Tessie: Business was very gratifying this month.
Frisco Jenny Sandoval: Conventions always help.

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William A. Wellman:  a newspaper reporter phoning in a scoop.
George Brent was originally cast opposite Ruth Chatterton but withdrew to star in 42nd Street.
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Also directed by William A. Wellman

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Also released in 1932

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