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Delinquent Daughters (1944)

Approved  |   |  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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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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Mediocre, at best, juvenile teenager drama...
23 January 2007 | by (Evansville, Indiana USA) – See all my reviews

1st watched 1/22/2007 - 3 out of 10(Dir-Albert Herman): Mediocre, at best, juvenile teenager drama which starts at the onset of a high school girl killing herself with the authorities trying to find out why. Of course, the kids remaining aren't much help as they were all out partying together the night before and don't want their parents to find out. None of the kids show much sympathy, which appears to be the point of the movie -- if you're a bad girl and party you lose all your sensitivity. Although later in the movie, the tables turn and the parents are shown to blame -- which was a nice turn(with a good scene with the judge helping the parents understand where they were going wrong), but it comes too late in the movie(about ¾ of the way thru). For the most part the acting is pretty bad and the lighting on some scenes is so horrible that you can barely tell what's going on(this may have just been the age of the movie, though). Besides this, the movie tries hard from a story perspective, but turns out to be pretty much a snoozer that you're just waiting on to end.


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