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Storm Warning (1951)





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In Storm Warning, Ginger Rogers stars as a model visiting relatives in an unnamed small town. She happens to witness the beating death of a man at the hands of the KKK. Rogers soon discovers that the whole town is controlled by this vigilante group, and that her loutish brother-in-law Steve Cochran is one of the group's members. D.A. Ronald W. Reagan is the man who breaks the stranglehold of the hooded terrorists--through the simple expedient of walking into one of their meetings and calmly identifying each of them by name.

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Ginger Rogers
as Marsha Mitchell
Ronald Reagan
as Burt Rainey
Doris Day
as Lucy Rice
Steve Cochran
as Hank Rice
Hugh Sanders
as Charlie Barr
Lloyd Gough
as Cliff Rummel
Ned Glass
as George Athens
Lynn Whitney
as Cora Athens
Charles Phillips
as Bus Driver
Dale Van Sickel
as Walter Adams
Anthony Warde
as Juke Box Collector
Paul Brinegar
as Cameraman
Tom Wells
as Cameraman
King Donovan
as Ambulance Driver
Frank Marlowe
as Al the Bus Driver
Lillian Albertson
as Mrs. Rainey
Edward Hearn
as Mr. Rainey
Harry Harvey
as Mr. Louden
Pat Flaherty
as Assistant
Janet Barrett
as Mrs. Adams
Walter Bacon
as Jury Foreman
Norman Field
as Convert
Gene Evans
as Klansman
Dabbs Greer
as Attendant
Alex Gerry
as Basset
Leo Cleary
as Barnet
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Critic Reviews for Storm Warning

All Critics (2)

This well acted melodrama, starring Ginger Rogers, Doris Day, and Ronald Reagan, depicts the KKK terror reign over a typical American small town.

April 30, 2012 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Good on spectacle but trivializes the serious subject of race hatred with an inadequate depiction of the KKK.

October 1, 2008 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Storm Warning

Extremely predictable and unfortunately it doesn't deal with racism but with the KKK's intimidation of outsiders to their town which leads to a death. The witness (Ginger Rogers) of the murder notices two men who take off their hood and is a little shaken up when meeting her younger sister (Doris Day) and is surprised when the killer (Steve Cochran) turns out to be her sister's new husband.

Joseph Boomhower
Joseph Boomhower

Super Reviewer


Boy are there things wrong with this movie, but as a time capsule its worth a view. Doris doesn't sing a note, actually its one of her strangest roles.

jay nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

Ronald Reagan is the Man, He had all the dolls, In this movie he is with Doris Day and Ginger Rogers, now thats as good as it gets. It was neat to see some of Ron's movements and actions that folloed him thur life. In this movie he takes on the KKK. Its an excellent movie. The klan kills a white reporter for sticking his nose where it doesn't belong, and Ginger is a witness. Rent it or Buy its a Must.

Bruce Bruce
Bruce Bruce

Super Reviewer

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