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City Without Men (1943)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 14 January 1943 (USA)
A young woman's husband has been imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit. In order to be near him to try to help him get his sentence overturned, she moves into a boardinghouse near the prison whose residents are the wives of inmates.

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Nancy Johnson
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Judge Michael T. Mallory
Michael Duane ...
Tom Adams
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Mrs. Maria Barton
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Billie LaRue
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Gwen
Doris Dudley ...
Winnie
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Dora
Constance Worth ...
Elsie
Rosemary DeCamp ...
Mrs. Slade
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Monk LaRue
Joseph Crehan ...
Father Burns
Oscar O'Shea ...
Joseph Barton
Clyde Fillmore ...
Senator Malloy
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A young woman's husband has been imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit. In order to be near him to try to help him get his sentence overturned, she moves into a boardinghouse near the prison whose residents are the wives of inmates.

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WOMEN FIGHTING LIKE TIGRESSES...FOR A LOVE THE LAW WOULD DENY THEM! (original ad - all caps) See more »

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Crime | Drama

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14 January 1943 (USA)  »

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Prison Farm  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. See more »

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Pretty funny!!
26 August 2006 | by (Anywhere) – See all my reviews

This movie was pretty good but the only part I kept rewinding and laughing at was when one of the girls in the house gets ganged up on and beat up. Margaret Hamilton (also known for her role as the Wicked Witch of the West a few years back) gives a great performance as the wise cracking-alcohol drinking-card game cheater who beats that woman senseless and now I really know why Dorothy never messed with her in Wizard of Oz. That scene was so priceless I couldn't help but watch it over and over. LOL!!! The movie is pretty poor quality but if your a fan then I suggest you watch it!! Especially that fight scene. It was a pretty good movie overall!!


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