Alan Ladd in This Gun for Hire

Alan Ladd (1913 - 1964)

Film DeathsEdit

  • China (1943) [Mr. David Jones]: Killed by expected rockfall, triggered by friends above, while delaying Japanese troops in pass.
  • The Great Gatsby (1949) [Jay Gatsby]: Shot in the back by Howard Da Silva whilst relaxing in the swimming pool.
  • Shane (1953) [Shane]: Wounded in a shoot-out with Jack Palance, some viewers have argued that Alan is already dead in the final shot of him riding out on his horse, while others believe that he survived the movie (Even the 1998 film The Negotiator includes a sequence of Samuel L. Jackson and Kevin Spacey debating this very point).

Noteworthy connectionsEdit

  • Mr. Sue Carol.
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