Love Me or Leave Me

Love Me or Leave Me

A FILM BY: Charles Vidor
WRITTEN BY: Daniel Fuchs (screenplay), Isobel Lennart (screenplay)
STARRING: Doris Day, James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell

During the 1920s, a small-time Chicago criminal, Martin Snyder (James Cagney), discovers a beautiful dancer, Ruth Etting (Doris Day), after she's fired from her job at a nightclub. Under Martin's management, Ruth works her way to the top of the entertainment industry, eventually becoming a famous jazz singer and Broadway actress. But as Ruth's popularity grows, Martin's obsessive and controlling behavior begins to threaten her success and happiness.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1955
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 122 mins
Format: 35mm