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Deep Valley (1947)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 30 July 1947 (USA)
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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Lupino shines
2 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Once again, Ida Lupino shines in an understated, yet evocative role. She can do anything, from this to high glamor in "The Man I Love" or "The Hard Way." The story is interesting and showcases Dane Clark, who was a rising star then - holding his own with Ida here as he did with Bette Davis in "A Stolen Life". The rest of the supporting cast is also excellent, from the great Fay Bainter and Henry Hull to Wayne Morris.

I wonder what color would have done for this film, but it's good anyway. Again, thank God for TCM and now it's on WB archive video DVD, in a no frills package, but good enough. Jean Negulesco gives it a vibrant, professional treatment.

And, as always, Max Steiner's score puts the icing on the cake.


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