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Deep Valley (1947)

 -  Drama  -  30 July 1947 (USA)
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Uneducated and poor, Libby lives a sheltered life in a broken down shack with her unloving parents. When a work crew of San Quentin convicts arrives to put in a new road, she takes an ... See full summary »

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Uneducated and poor, Libby lives a sheltered life in a broken down shack with her unloving parents. When a work crew of San Quentin convicts arrives to put in a new road, she takes an interest in Barry, a wild and uncontrollable young man. Despite the advances of upstanding engineer Jeff Barker, Libby opts for Barry and helps hide him when he escapes. However, with the posse hunting she can't hide him forever. Written by Gary Jackson <garyjack5@cogeco.ca>

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Unhappy with her situation at Warners, Lupino turned down a contract extension and ended her association with the studio. See more »

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Extraordinary Film!
12 July 2003 | by (Tipp City, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Why this isn't on tape is a mystery. I saw this movie in first-run as a teenager. My friends and I sat in the theatre for 15 minutes afterward, crying our eyes out. The love story and the struggles of the two main characters are heart-wrenching. So well acted, Ida Lupino was an actress who never was truly recognized. She was perfect in this role. My friends and I had a movie-star crush on Dane Clark afterwards. He too was a better actor than he was credited for.

Try to see this movie! You'll never forget it.

How can we get this on VHS (or DVD)?


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