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I Accuse My Parents (1944)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 4 November 1944 (USA)
Young man goes to work for gangsters to impress his nightclub-singer girlfriend.



(original story), (screenplay) (as Harry Fraser) | 1 more credit »

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Complete credited cast:
Robert Lowell ...
James Wilson
Dan Wilson
Vivienne Osborne ...
Mrs. Wilson
Al Frazier
Vera Moore
Florence Johnson ...
Shirley Clark
Richard Bartell ...
Joe Holden


Ignored by his alcoholic parents, Jimmy Wilson starts hanging around with some shady characters. After falling in love with a lounge singer, Jimmy tries to impress her by doing jobs for her shady boss. After one of these jobs goes bad, Jimmy ends up on the run. Eventually, he must confront the truth, his past, and his parents. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Crime | Drama






Release Date:

4 November 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Accuse My Past  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


Mary Beth Hughes really sang all of her songs. See more »


At the shoe store, Jimmy's boss tells the police Jimmy's address is 465 Lindhurst Drive. Exterior shots of Jimmy's house clearly show the house number 219. See more »


Judge: Before we go any farther, I urge you once again to speak... if there is anything you could say in your own defense.
James Wilson: Maybe I shouldn't say this your honor but I accuse my parents.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Radar Secret Service (1993) See more »


Where Can You Be?
Music and Lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
Performed by Mary Beth Hughes
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Not good, but not the worst film ever either.
3 January 2002 | by (Chattanooga, TN) – See all my reviews

Of all the Mystery Science Theater 3000 Episodes I have seen, and I haven't seen that many, this movie is probably the least terrible of them all. Sure it is slow, boring, outdated, and without any redeeming quality, but at least it has a coherent plot and resembles a professional film. It isn't as bad as some other MST3k stinkers like "Manos: The Hands of Fate," "Mitchell," "Eegah," or "Santa Claus Conquers The Martians." However, if it weren't for Joel and the bots, I don't think I would have made it through the entire movie; which is true for all the MST3k movies.

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