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Behind City Lights (1945)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Romance | 10 September 1945 (USA)
Jean Lowell, an unsophisticated girl who has spent all of her life on a farm, is about to marry Ben Coleman, a neighboring young farmer, but an automobile crash interrupts the wedding. ... See full summary »

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Jean Lowell
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Lance Marlow
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Perry Borden
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Sarah Lowell
William Terry ...
Ben Coleman
Victor Kilian ...
Daniel Lowell
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Curtis Holbrook
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Detective Peterson
Emmett Vogan ...
Jones
Joseph J. Greene ...
Gabriel 'Gab' Carson
Frank J. Scannell ...
Charles Matthews
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Andrew Coleman
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Doctor Blodgett
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Fred Haskins
Jeanne Staff ...
Night Club Singer
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Jean Lowell, an unsophisticated girl who has spent all of her life on a farm, is about to marry Ben Coleman, a neighboring young farmer, but an automobile crash interrupts the wedding. Crash-victims Lance Marlowe and Perry Borden )are carried in the house and the wedding is postponed. At first sight of Lance, Jean falls in love with him. In a few days, fully recovered, the two men return to New York. Ben releases Jean from their engagement and Aunt Sarah gives the girl her life savings to make possible a trip to New York, New York. Arriving in the big city, Jean stays at a fine hotel, acquires a fine wardrobe and, with Lance, visits all the places she has read about. She is blissfully happy , completely unaware that Perry and Lance are notorious jewel thieves. Trapped through an uncut diamond he has given Jean, to be set in an engagement ring, Lance and Perry, in attempting to elude the police, wreck their car and are killed. Jean, too proud to go home, remains in New York and obtains... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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wedding | farm | engagement | wreck | hotel | See All (46) »

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DO WOMEN KNOW THEIR OWN HEARTS? The one didn't until almost too late!

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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If You're in Love, You're Lucky
Written by Frank Loesser
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