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Smart Girls Don't Talk (1948)

Passed | | Crime, Music, Mystery | 9 October 1948 (USA)
Linda Vickers gets mixed up with gambler Marty Fain. One of Fain's henchmen uses her car in a killing, and the police come around asking questions. Linda decides to indulge in a bit of ... See full summary »

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Robert Hutton ...
'Doc' Vickers
Tom D'Andrea ...
Sparky Lynch
Richard Rober ...
Lt. McReady
Helen Westcott ...
Toni Peters
Richard Benedict ...
Cliff Saunders
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Nelson Clark
Richard Walsh ...
Johnny Warjak
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Linda Vickers gets mixed up with gambler Marty Fain. One of Fain's henchmen uses her car in a killing, and the police come around asking questions. Linda decides to indulge in a bit of blackmail. Her brother, "Doc', comes to town and disapproves of the company she keeps. Fain is wounded in a killing and 'Doc' helps him out. But "Doc' is shot, and Linda decides to cooperate with the police, and is soon wearing a wire. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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On the Screen...and Hot! THE TAPPED-WIRE STORY OF TODAY'S "SMART GIRLS"! See more »

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Crime | Music | Mystery

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9 October 1948 (USA)  »

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Armadilha Fatal  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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The opening shot is of Broadway in New York City, where most notably visible is the sign for the old Rivoli Theater at 1620 Broadway and W. 49th Street. See more »

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The Very Thought of You
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Music by Ray Noble
Played during the opening credits and occasionally in the score
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Virginia Mayo & Robert Hutton HELD Picture UP
21 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Always enjoyed most of the pictures that Virginia Mayo has performed in and also Robert Hutton. In this picture, Virginia Mayo plays (Linda Vickers),"The Girl From Jones Beach",'49, where she has trouble trying to be a good girl and at the same time likes being bad and having a ball drinking and gambling with Bruce Bennett(Marty Fain),"Mystery Street",'50, who is up to his neck in trouble and winds up getting shot with a gun. They seem to trace the bullet with old fashioned 1948 methods, nothing like CSI today. Robert Hutton,(Doc Vickers),"The Secret Door",'64 tries to help his sister, Linda get on the straight and narrow path while she gets herself in deeper and deeper problems. They use a Wire recorder to try and get evidence against the killer and everybody seems to all fall down a staircase together. If it was not for Virginia Mayo and Robert Hutton, this picture would be long FORGOTTEN!


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