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Delinquent Daughters (1944)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  15 July 1944 (USA)
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A town is shocked when a high school girl commits suicide. A reporter and a cop team up to investigate and find out exactly what is going on among the youth of the town.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
June Carlson ...
June Thompson
Fifi D'Orsay ...
Mimi
Teala Loring ...
Sally Higgins
Mary Bovard ...
Betty Smith
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Francine Van Pelt
Johnny Duncan ...
Rocky Webster
Joe Devlin ...
Detective Hanahan
Jimmy Zahner ...
Jerry Sykes (as Jimmy Zaner)
John Dawson ...
Nick Gordon (as Jon Dawson)
Frank McGlynn Sr. ...
Judge Craig (as Frank McGlynn)
Parker Gee ...
Steve Cronin
Warren Mills ...
Roy Ford
John Christian ...
Mr. Thompson
Frank Stephens ...
Mr. Webster
Floyd Criswell ...
Detective Joe Miller
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A town is shocked when a high school girl commits suicide. A reporter and a cop team up to investigate and find out exactly what is going on among the youth of the town.

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26 April 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Delinquent Daughters (1944)

** (out of 4)

PRC cheapie has a cafe owner turning a bunch of local kids into juvenile delinquents. Thankfully there's a caring judge and a loving cop to try and teach the kids to be good and drink soda instead of whiskey. Seeing that this quickie is from PRC should tell you not too take it too seriously. The film, like so many others of its day, is incredibly poorly made, features bad acting and an even worse script but all of this adds to its charm and if you enjoy movies that are so bad they're laughable then this is a film for me. There are countless stupid scenes with all the typical preaching moments where the judge pleads for peace while the teenagers talk about their bad home lives. The highlight of the film is when one of the cops takes two of the bad kids to see the judge in the middle of the morning and we get a ten minute scene with the judge preaching to everyone in the room. An even dumber scene is when one of the girls comes home late and her freak father slaps her and then tries to go after her with a cane. It's silly moments like this that keeps the film moving throughout its 71-minute running time. If you're looking for art then go watch a Bergman film but if you want silly trash then this film delivers.


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