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Good-Time Girl (1948)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 11 May 1950 (USA)
A young girl from the ghetto gets involved with some criminals. Driving while drunk, she knocks down and kills a policeman. She runs away with two GI's who are also on the run and they ... See full summary »

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Michael 'Red' Farrell
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Max Vine
Bonar Colleano ...
Micky Malone
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Jimmy Rosso
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Miss Thorpe
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Mr. Rawlings
Beatrice Varley ...
Mrs. Rawlings
Hugh McDermott ...
Al Schwartz
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Danny Martin
Amy Veness ...
Mrs. Chalk
Elwyn Brook-Jones ...
Mr. Pottinger
Orlando Martins ...
Kolly
Renee Gadd ...
Mrs. Parsons
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Roberta
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A young girl from the ghetto gets involved with some criminals. Driving while drunk, she knocks down and kills a policeman. She runs away with two GI's who are also on the run and they start a crime wave. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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british noir | based on novel | See All (2) »

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And You Can Have Her!

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Crime | Drama

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11 May 1950 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tanz in den Abgrund  »

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(TCM print)

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(British Acoustic)

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1.37 : 1
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The film starts with Diana Dors being told the story of a girl gone bad in attempt to sway her from a similar fate, while a few years later she would be portraying such a girl in Yield To The Night/Blond Sinner. See more »

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Music by Franz Liszt
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Government attempted to censor this film
3 November 2013 | by (london) – See all my reviews

When this film had been completed an official from the Home Office viewed it and as a result the Labour government tries to stop the film being released.The reason for this was the poor light in which the approved school system was shown.So the producers had to shoot the framing device with Flora Robson.It is clear that the authorities did not know what to do about teenagers.In fact this film shows Jean Kent's character in a favourable light and authority less so.After all because Kent has been beaten by her father and cant go home she is given 3 years in an approved school.So rather typical of the period Kent has a whale of a time till the last reel when she must pay for misdeeds.The last part of the film is based on real events which were portrayed in a later film with Emily Lloyd Pack.


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