Love Me or Leave Me

Love Me or Leave Me

Title: Love Me or Leave Me

Release: 1955

Rating: 7.1

Language: English

Country: USA

Runtime: 122

Genre: Romance , Drama , Music , Biography

Love Me or Leave Me

Release 1955
Rating 7.1
Language English
Country USA
Runtime 122
Genre Romance , Drama , Music , Biography



In 1920's Chicago, Ruth Etting wants to be a renowned singer, which is a far step away from her current work as a taxi dancer. Upon walking into the dance hall and seeing her, Chicago gangster Marty Snyder immediately falls for Ruth, and works toward being her lover, which he believes he can achieve by opening up singing opportunities for her. Ruth is initially wary of Marty, but makes it clear that she is not interested in him in a romantic sense. Regardless, he does help her professionally, and through his opportunities, which are achieved through intimidation and fear, Ruth does quickly start to gain a name as a singer, which she is able to do because of her talent and despite Marty's intimidation tactics. However, the greater her success, the more reliant she becomes on him. This becomes an issue in their relationship as she believes he can take her only so far before he becomes a liability, however he will never let her go that easily. The one person who tried and tries to get ...

Director :
Charles Vidor
Writer :

Daniel Fuchs (screenplay), Isobel Lennart (screenplay), Daniel Fuchs (story)

Actors :

... Georgie

... Ruth Etting

... Johnny Alderman

... Bernard V. Loomis

... Martin Snyder

... Frobisher

... Paul Hunter