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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
Kitty O'Neil ...
Mrs. Dilling
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Corinne Saxel
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Mrs. Miller
Marjorie Gateson ...
Mrs. Adams
Dale Winter ...
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)  »

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A Esquina do Pecado  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Two of Barney Oldfield's racing cars was in the Vanderbilt Cup sequence: a 1909 six-cylinder Stearns, and a 1912 four-cylinder, sixteen-valve Prince Henry Benz. See more »

Connections

Remake of Back Street (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

Auld Lang Syne
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Traditional Scottish music
Lyrics by Robert Burns
Sung by New Year's Eve party revellers
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the old flavor
7 August 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

the flavor from a lost period and manner to discover/invent reality, Charles Boyer in his classic character clothes,Margaret Sullavan looks, the drops of romance and drama, the pink crumbs and a decent acting are the pillars of that version. a version from the middle of war who use in smart manner the hope, love and a sentimental affair.maybe, it is not the best version. but it has a perfect cast for translate the story in right sentimental tone. that fact is really important because it reminds the flavor of a world. and the result is a kind of gem. not very precious, not exactly unique but nice at whole. a film for rainy afternoons and Sunday evening. like an old love song.


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