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Girls of the Big House (1945)

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Jeanne Crail
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Bernice Meyers
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Dixie
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Harriet
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Barton Sturgis (as Richard Powers)
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Head Matron Marsden
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Alma Vlasek
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Mrs. Thelma Holt
Mary Newton ...
Dr. Gale Warren
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Smiley Gordon (as Stephen Barclay)
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Professor O'Neill
Sarah Edwards ...
Dormitory Matron
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'Mother' Fielding
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District Attorney
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2 November 1945 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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There's a Man in My Life
(uncredited)
Music by Inez James
Lyrics by Jack Elliott
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Not really a girls in jail movie...

It's not about a real hard and dark film noir you have to deal with. Not WOMEN'S PRISON, CAGED, BETRAYED WOMEN or even STORY OF MOLLY X. No. Just a little drama which takes place more in a sort of boarding school than in a jail. Inmates have pretty comfortable bedrooms and there is not vicious and sadistic warden in petticoat in the Ida Lupino style - WOMEN'S PRISON - in it.

It never falls into comedy, but it remains a little mystery film telling the story of a young woman sent behind bars because she is accused to have stolen a wallet. But is she really guilty?

There are some another things in this picture, but nothing unusual.

It's one of the hundred of movies that George Archaimbaud made.


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