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You Can't Escape Forever (1942)

Approved  |   |  Crime, Drama, Romance  |  10 October 1942 (USA)
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When Laurie goes to the execution of Varney and faints, she does not know that Varney gets a full pardon minutes before he fries. She calls in a story about his death and gets transferred ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
George Brent ...
Steve Mitchell
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Laurie Abbott
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Carl Robelink
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'Mac' McTurk
Eduardo Ciannelli ...
Boss Greer
Paul Harvey ...
Maj. Turner
Edith Barrett ...
Madame Lucille
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When Laurie goes to the execution of Varney and faints, she does not know that Varney gets a full pardon minutes before he fries. She calls in a story about his death and gets transferred to the Bewildered Heart Column of Prudence Maddox. When Mitch writes a story about Greer murdering Crowder that he cannot prove, he gets transferred from editor to Prudence Maddox. He makes Prudence very profitable for the paper, but the only way he can get the job of editor back, is to prove that Greer is a crook. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Director of photographer James Van Trees was given on-screen credit when he substituted for 'Tony Gaudio (I)', who had a bad case of flu. See more »

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Version of The House Across the Street (1949) See more »

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Sweet Georgia Brown
(1925) (uncredited)
Music by Maceo Pinkard and Ben Bernie
Played by the band in the Lonesome Club for dancing
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it's an episode
15 August 2001 | by (HK) – See all my reviews

The entire film uses that hectic non-stop dialogue style that was far more frequent in the black and white days. It makes it kind of difficult to feel involved, more like you are watching a comedy show than a film. And the means with which the main story is introduced, in the same blase fashion, doesn't lend it any gravity. In the end you feel you have watched a long episode of an old sit-com.


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