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Back Street (1941)

Approved | | Drama | 7 February 1941 (USA)
Pretty Rae Smith and handsome Walter Saxel meet, fall in love and make plans to marry. Unfortunately, their marriage plans get sabotaged when a jealous beau makes Rae miss the ceremony. The... See full summary »

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Ed Porter
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Richard Saxel
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Harry Niles
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Mrs. Smith
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Felix Darren
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Fredda Smith
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Elizabeth Saxel
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Mrs. Dilling
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Corinne Saxel
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Mrs. Adams
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Miss Evans
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Pretty Rae Smith and handsome Walter Saxel meet, fall in love and make plans to marry. Unfortunately, their marriage plans get sabotaged when a jealous beau makes Rae miss the ceremony. The two meet many years later in New York, only now Walter is married. Refusing to be shut out of his life, Rae agrees to be Walter's mistress. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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7 February 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Esquina do Pecado  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 24, 1951 with Charles Boyer reprising his film role. See more »

Connections

Remake of Back Street (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

Auld Lang Syne
(uncredited)
Traditional Scottish music
Lyrics by Robert Burns
Sung by New Year's Eve party revellers
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touching
29 June 2017 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

a moment. and its significance. love. and its force who change everything. and the need to respect the rules. one of the films who gives more than the flavor of old fashion cinema. but good performances, seductive - dramatic story, the bitter perspective about chance, choices and sacrifice, the opportunity to come back to a broken dream and the moral lesson who remains the perfect end. a love story who becomes game of memories. at the first sigh, this is all. but only the top of the iceberg. because Charles Boyer seems be perfect as the man looking for the true love. and he has the great gift to be part of beautiful cast who gives to story brilliance and profound roots.


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