Cinema, Also Showing May 26, 1941

Lady From Louisiana (Republic) suggests that the land of the bayous was ripe for plucking long before the advent of Kingfish Huey Long. It also records the triumph of a 19th-Century Thomas E. Dewey (John Wayne) over one of Dewey's favorite rackets—the lottery.

It is natural, of course, that deadpanned John Reynolds (Mr. Wayne), a Yankee Attorney hired by the anti-lottery league to smash the racket, should fall in love with coquettish Julie (Ona Munson), Rebel daughter of goateed General Mirbeau (Henry Stephenson), owner of the lottery. When sudden death overtakes the General and...

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