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The Company She Keeps (1951)

 -  Drama  -  1951 (UK)
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Follows the progress of a female ex-convict as she tries to rebuild her life after being released from prison.

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Mr. Neeley
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A female ex-convict meets a handsome man and they begin seeing one another. Jeopardizing their relationship is her not telling him she was in prison and he not revealing his involvement with her parole officer. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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ex convict | parole

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Feature film debut of Jeff Bridges. His older brother, Beau Bridges, and their mother, Dorothy Dean Bridges, also appear in the film. See more »

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Jane Greer and Lizabeth Scott fight over a man
5 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jane Greer and Lizabeth Scott star in 1951's "The Company She Keeps," directed by John Cromwell and also starring Dennis O'Keefe. O'Keefe is columnist Larry Collins involved with parole officer Joan Wilburn (Scott), who has Diane Stuart (Greer) as a client. Stuart makes a play for Collins and gets him. The two fall in love, and Joan finds out about it, making her position rather difficult.

This isn't a big movie and provides a different sort of role for Scott. Here she's a good girl with shorter hair, and she almost reminds one of June Allyson. She's quite beautiful and does a good job, though I prefer her as a '40s bad girl. O'Keefe is a serviceable leading man.

The film belongs to the fabulous Greer. In the beginning, at her parole hearing, she's shy, soft and sweet. Once she's out - whoa! The angry, bitter tough gal comes through, only showing her vulnerable side once she falls for Larry.

Worth seeing for Greer.


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