Ellie Mae lives on Primrose Hill with her good-hearted and fancy free mother, her drunken father, her younger sister and a mean-spirited grandmother. The Hill is not a good part of town, however. When she meets and falls for a hard-working man, they marry and she hides her past from him. When he discovers the truth it jeopardizes their marriage. Written by
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Did You Know?
'The Primrose Path' opened at the Biltmore Thater on January 4, 1939 and ran for 166 performances. See more
When the "Portugee" (Portuguese) girl steps out of the cantina to call Ed back inside, she threatens to cut his ears off in Spanish, not Portuguese. See more
The world would be a lot better off if there was no people in it.
Shown during opening credits: We live, not as we wish to, but as we can. --Menander, 300 BC See more
Referenced in Choose Me