Fog Over Frisco

Synopsis: Arlene Bradford is the quintessential high society bad girl. She's spoiled by Everett Bradford, her indulgently wealthy San Francisco father, who's recently become totally disgusted by her irresponsible antics. She has little regard for the law and the company she keeps. She has her investment broker fiancé Spencer Carlton involved in a stolen bond racket and flirts with local gangster types including the notorious Jake Bellow. The senior Bradford becomes concerned when Arlene begins to involve her half-sister Valkyr in her shady and highly dangerous activities.
Director(s): William Dieterle
Production: Unknown
68 min

Joe, Bills here.

- Hello, Bill.

- Hello, Joe.

Bills here.

Come on, Baby. Scram.

- Boy.

- Whats the matter, cold feet?

- Am I glad to get rid of those!

- Take a drink!

- Did you get it all?

- 250 Grand.

Is that all?

From that mail job delving

polls in New Orleans,...

...from that Casey Bank robbery

and that purple mob,...

...stock well get later.

Listen Jake, if I were you

Id unload those as quick as possible.

Whats the matter?

Well, I have a hunch that

Dick has been tailing me.

Dont worry, hide out

till I send for you.

Take another drink.

- Fill them up.

- Whos this one on?

The guy who cant turn the egg.

Oh, I see, go ahead.

- Watch this. There you are.

- You did pretty good, Tony, but...! I'll blow this over Telegraph Hill.

Izzy, the great

world egg blower.

Come on, turn it over.

One Youll never make it

that way, Izzy.

Two, this is your last chance.

Come on, turn it.

- Three, youre flop.

- Yeah, I guess it must be the wrong egg.

All right, set them up.

The drinks are on Izzy.

- Silver Fizz for mine.

- Clover Club for me.

- Atsap Flip for me.

- Go ahead, drink up, drink up,...

...Ill have a headache.

No, wait a minute. The drinks

are on the house.

Its ok with me, boys, I dont care

how many drinks you mooch of me,...

...but youve been laying

down on my space lately.

Why dont you kick

in with some notices?

- Go jump in the lake.

- I cant swim.

The journals have given

you plenty of publicity in...

...the last 2 years, but you

ain't so crazy about it!

Why, boys, this is a new deal, ain't it?

Well, Arlene Bradford,

it's good to see you again.

- I thought you'd forgotten us.

- Well, aint' that Joe,...

- ... it's marvellous to be here.

- Come this way.

Come on, boys, head it up for Arlene.

Hello, Arlene.

- Thanks, Bill.

- That's all right.

Gee, Arlene Bradford and Spencer Carlton.

I haven't seen her in a night-club

since they became engaged.

Oh, a perfect set up from here, perfect.

Hello, Arlene.

Where have you been lately?

Hello, dear, it's good to see you.

Well, Joe, same old place!

Same old place, but your

old friends have missed you.

- That's encouraging.

- Of course we've been glad to hear about...

...your engagement but it's

sure been bad for business.

- Hello, Arlene.

- Hello, Tony.

- Tony, this is a pleasant surprise.

- Val, what are you doing here?

Spencer, you know Tony Sterling.

- Of course, how are you?

- Hello, Carlton.

- Won't you sit down?

- Thanks.

- Have a cigarette?

- Thank you.

- Hello, Arlene.

- Hello, Dick.

- What do we play for you?

- Oh, let's have...

..."Why don't I dream those dreams"?

All right. You can have anything you want

in this place, you know that, don't you?

That's a rash promise.

Anything you want, Arlene.

All this hobnobbing,...

- ...that's why I didn't want to come here.

- They're just good pals of mine,...

Don't crap, darling, don't be a whim!

Let's dance.

City desk, Gertrude

Hello, Joe, this is Archie. They got

a hot little squib on Arlene Bradford.

Back on the primrose path and acting

as mentor to her little sister.

Yeah, make it spicy.

When did you start

running around with Arlene?

Please, Charlie, don't think

Arlene is a bad influence.

Her engagement proved a marvellous

thing. She is really a dear.

You'd never know Arlene,

she's changed entirely.

It's about time.

Hey, society! Who's the

gal dancing with Tony?

She's the only real Bradford

daughter. Arlene's her stepsister.

She must be respectable.

I never saw her before.

I picked Arlene off the blather

for everything. From speeding...

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Robert N. Lee

Robert N. Lee (12 May 1890 – 18 September 1964) was an American screenwriter. He wrote for 31 films between 1922 and 1945. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Adapted Screenplay at the 4th Academy Awards for Little Caesar. He was born in Butte, Montana and died in Hollywood, California from a heart attack. more…

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