Skip to main content

Black Friday Sale | $20 Coupon. Get the code »

alibris logo
San Francisco - W.S. Van Dyke
Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency

The MGM historical "spectacular" San Francisco was allegedly based on a three-sentence synopsis, submitted verbally to producer B.F. Zeidman by studio troubleshooter Bob Hopkins. The story begins on the Barbary Coast on New Year's Eve, 1906, as rakish but likeable political boss Blackie Norton (Clark Gable) hires demure young singer Mary Blake (Jeanette MacDonald) to perform at his rowdy Paradise gambling house. Local priest Father Mullin (Spencer Tracy), Blackie's best friend, disapproves of the exploitation of the lovely ...

loading