On Dangerous Ground Script

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Director:Nicholas Ray, Ida Lupino
Written by:Nicholas Ray (Adaptation), A.I. Bezzerides (Screenplay), A.I. Bezzerides (Adaptation), Gerald Butler (Novel)

Script Synopsis:A big-city cop is reassigned to the country after his superiors find him too angry to be an effective policeman. While on his temporary assignment he assists in a manhunt of a suspected murderer.

The True Story of Jesse James Script

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Director:Nicholas Ray
Written by:Walter Newman (Screenplay), Nunnally Johnson (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Having fought with the Confederacy during the Civil War, Jesse James and his brother Frank dream of a farm life in Missouri. Harassed by Union sympathizers, they assemble a gang of outlaws, robbing trains and becoming folk heroes in the process. Jesse marries his sweetheart, Zee, and maintains an aura of domesticity, but after a group of lawmen launch an attack on his mother's house, Jesse plans one more great raid -- on a Minnesota bank.

They Live By Night Script

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Director:Nicholas Ray
Written by:Charles Schnee (Screenplay), Nicholas Ray (Adaptation), Edward Anderson (Novel)

Script Synopsis:The story of a petty criminal and his girlfriend who try to escape their gang after a double cross of the thieves.

Johnny Guitar Script

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Director:Nicholas Ray
Written by:Roy Chanslor (Novel), Philip Yordan (Screenplay), Nicholas Ray (Writer), Ben Maddow (Writer)

Script Synopsis:On the outskirts of town, the hard-nosed Vienna owns a saloon frequented by the undesirables of the region, including Dancin' Kid and his gang. Another patron of Vienna's establishment is Johnny Guitar, a former gunslinger and her lover. When a heist is pulled in town that results in a man's death, Emma Small, Vienna's rival, rallies the townsfolk to take revenge on Vienna's saloon – even without proof of her wrongdoing.

Rebel Without A Cause

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Director:Nicholas Ray
Written by:Nicholas Ray (Author), Irving Shulman (Author), Stewart Stern (Author)

Script Synopsis:After moving to a new town, troublemaking teen Jim Stark is supposed to have a clean slate, although being the new kid in town brings its own problems. While searching for some stability, Stark forms a bond with a disturbed classmate, Plato, and falls for local girl Judy. However, Judy is the girlfriend of neighborhood tough, Buzz. When Buzz violently confronts Jim and challenges him to a drag race, the new kid's real troubles begin.

A Woman’s Secret

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Director:Nicholas Ray
Written by:Vicki Baum (Novel)

Script Synopsis:A popular singer, Marian Washburn, suddenly and unexplainably loses her voice, causing a shake-up at the club where she works. Her worried but loyal piano player, Luke Jordan, helps to promote a new, younger singer, Susan Caldwell, to temporarily replace Marian. Susan finds some early acclaim but decides to leave the club after a few performances. Soon after Susan quits, she is gunned down, and Marian quickly becomes a suspect.