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Should a Girl Marry? (1939)

 -  Crime | Drama | Romance  -  8 June 1939 (USA)
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A young woman and her doctor husband are victims of a blackmail scheme when it is discovered that she was born in prison.



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Cast overview:
Anne Nagel ...
Warren Hull ...
Dr. Robert Benson
Betty Gilbert
Weldon Heyburn ...
Harry Gilbert
Mrs. White
Lester Matthews ...
Dr. White
Helen Brown ...
Mary Winters
Sarah Padden ...
Mrs. Wilson
Gordon Hart ...
Mr. Wilson
Edmund Elton ...
Dr. Turner
Robert Elliott ...
Claire Rochelle ...
Hysterical Patient
Arthur Loft ...
Harry Hayden ...
Dr. Willard
Bess Flowers ...


Margaret, an adopted young girl about to marry a young physician, Robert Benson, learns that she was born in prison and that her real mother, a convict, has just died there. A blackmailer gains possession of this information and tries to make Benson pay for his silence, but Benson throws the man out of his office. The extortionist goes to the hospital where Benson works and an older doctor tries to make Benson withdraw his acceptance of a nomination to an important medical appointment. Written by Les Adams <>

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Release Date:

8 June 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Girl from Nowhere  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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A nitrate print of this film survives in the UCLA Film and Television archives, and is not listed for preservation. See more »


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